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.
Definition of tail end in:
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