Meaning of “trail away/off” in the English Dictionary

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"trail away/off" in British English

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trail away/off

phrasal verb with trail uk /treɪl/ us /treɪl/ verb

When a person's voice or a similar sound trails away/off, it becomes quieter and less confident and then stops completely:

His voice trailed off as he saw the look on her face.

(Definition of “trail away/off” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)