- 1The last or hindmost part of something: we joined the tail end of a queueMore example sentences
- Five minutes later I'm sliding around outside in the tail end of a whopper American snowstorm.
- The tail end of this long piece is the most purely beautiful five minutes of sound I've heard in a couple years at least.
- The front-runners were in after an hour plus, the tail end came in half an hour plus later.
- 1.1 Cricket The end of the batting order; the tail.More example sentences
- He had a bit of a reputation of managing to bowl the tail-end out in most teams.
- The tail end of Indian batting finally performed with vengeance.
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- In the end we hung on, our tail-enders dug deep and we passed the 100 mark which, given the conditions, was sufficient for the bowlers to snuff out Norfolk's resolve.
- The pitch is still good with pace and bounce and in this era of lower order batsmen rather than slogging tail-enders, 31 was not a daunting challenge.
- Batting is something the coach encourages all of us to work on and if us tail-enders can get 20 or so to our name it all helps.
More definitions of tail endDefinition of tail end in:
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