nounNorth American informal
The spray of water thrown up behind a speedboat or surfboard.
More example sentences
- The water in front of us slices upward in a mighty rooster tail of spray as a speedboat pivots into a turn.
- Looking to the stern I could see a big white water rooster tail created by the power of the outboard motors as they took us further offshore.
- The big outboards pushed the skiffs along through the tea brown waters at full speed, the propellers throwing up rooster tails of water.
Definition of rooster tail in:
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