Definition of tail end in English:

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tail end

Pronunciation: /ˈˌtāl ˈend/

noun

[in singular]
The last or hindmost part of something: the tail end of the 19th century the tail end of a herd of cattle
More 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.

Words that rhyme with tail end

amend, append, apprehend, ascend, attend, befriend, bend, blend, blende, commend, comprehend, condescend, contend, defriend, depend, emend, end, expend, extend, fend, forfend, friend, impend, interdepend, lend, mend, misapprehend, misspend, offend, on-trend, Oostende, Ostend, perpend, portend, rend, reprehend, scrag-end, send, spend, subtend, suspend, tend, transcend, trend, underspend, unfriend, upend, vend, weekend, wend

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