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British English: /teɪl/
American English: /teɪl/

Translation of tail in German:


  • 1
    Schwanz Mask.
    tops and tails (of carrots, turnips)
    obere und untere Enden
  • 2 [figurative]have somebody/something on one's tail
    jemanden/etwas auf den Fersen haben [informal]
    be/keep on somebody's tail
    jemandem auf den Fersen sein/bleiben [informal]
    with one's tail between one's legs
    mit eingezogenem Schwanz [informal]
    somebody has his tail up
    jemand ist übermütig
    turn tail [and run]
    Fersengeld geben [informal]
  • 6in pl. (man's evening dress)
    Frack Mask.
  • 8 (Music) (stem of note)
    [Noten]hals Mask.
  • 10 [informal] (person following another)

    Schatten Mask.
    have/put a tail on somebody
    jemanden beschatten lassen

transitive verb

Phrasal verbs

tail away

tail off

tail back

sich stauen tailback

tail off

1 (decrease) 2 (fade into silence)
ersterben [formal]
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