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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tail(noun)

    the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body

    Synonyms:
    fanny, seat, butt, empennage, rear end, shadower, can, nates, shadow, fundament, posterior, buttocks, behind, stern, bottom, backside, bum, tail assembly, buns, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, fag end, hind end, rump, keister, ass, prat, arse, quarter, rear, tush, after part, poop

    Antonyms:
    head

  2. fag end, tail, tail end(noun)

    the time of the last part of something

    Synonyms:
    fanny, tail, seat, butt, empennage, rear end, shadower, can, nates, shadow, fundament, posterior, buttocks, behind, stern, bottom, backside, bum, tail assembly, buns, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, fag end, hind end, rump, keister, ass, prat, arse, quarter, rear, tush, after part, poop

    Antonyms:
    head

  3. tail, tail end(noun)

    any projection that resembles the tail of an animal

    Synonyms:
    fanny, tail, seat, butt, empennage, rear end, shadower, can, nates, shadow, fundament, posterior, buttocks, behind, stern, bottom, backside, bum, tail assembly, buns, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, fag end, hind end, rump, keister, ass, prat, arse, quarter, rear, tush, after part, poop

    Antonyms:
    head

  4. buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass(noun)

    the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

    Synonyms:
    screw, arse, keister, female genital organ, substructure, stinkpot, goat, cornerstone, stern, lavatory, git, croup, arsehole, butt, shadower, crapper, commode, throne, skunk, base, tooshie, foundation, butt end, lav, derriere, can buoy, shag, place, seat, prat, bottomland, hind end, behind, tin can, scum bag, asshole, freighter, understructure, ass, stub, backside, after part, female genitals, tramp, female genitalia, idler, nookie, toilet, piece of tail, laughingstock, shtup, poop, foot, screwing, posterior, potty, bathroom, quarter, do-nothing, back end, dirty dog, tush, tail, merchantman, canful, can, croupe, butt joint, john, back tooth, bunghole, nates, rat, rump, nooky, pot, back, privy, underside, piece of ass, rear end, rear, layabout, bottom, buns, merchant ship, undersurface, tail assembly, hobo, loafer, fundament, stool, roll in the hay, empennage, rotter, so-and-so, stooge, target, stinker, buttocks, bottom of the inning, hindquarters, bum, cigaret, coffin nail, tin, crumb, groundwork, shadow, fag end, cigarette, bed, basis, tail end, fanny, lowlife, puke

    Antonyms:
    head

  5. tail, shadow, shadower(noun)

    a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements

    Synonyms:
    fanny, phantom, seat, butt, empennage, rear end, shadower, apparition, dark, can, nates, shadow, fundament, posterior, buttocks, behind, stern, bottom, backside, bum, vestige, tail assembly, tail, buns, phantasm, tincture, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, fag end, fantasm, hind end, rump, keister, darkness, ass, prat, arse, quarter, rear, trace, tush, phantasma, after part, poop

    Antonyms:
    head

  6. tail(noun)

    (usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head

    Synonyms:
    fanny, seat, butt, empennage, rear end, shadower, can, nates, shadow, fundament, posterior, buttocks, behind, stern, bottom, backside, bum, tail assembly, buns, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, fag end, hind end, rump, keister, ass, prat, arse, quarter, rear, tush, after part, poop

    Antonyms:
    head

  7. tail, tail assembly, empennage(noun)

    the rear part of an aircraft

    Synonyms:
    fanny, tail, seat, butt, empennage, rear end, shadower, can, nates, shadow, fundament, posterior, buttocks, behind, stern, bottom, backside, bum, tail assembly, buns, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, fag end, hind end, rump, keister, ass, prat, arse, quarter, rear, tush, after part, poop

    Antonyms:
    head

  8. stern, after part, quarter, poop, tail(verb)

    the rear part of a ship

    Synonyms:
    fourth, fag end, tail, seat, nincompoop, butt, shite, quarter, shadower, can, nates, quartern, crap, shadow, fundament, low-down, posterior, buttocks, behind, shit, ninny, stern, bottom, twenty-five percent, backside, bum, empennage, fourth part, tail assembly, buns, the skinny, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, one-quarter, turd, dirt, hind end, rump, keister, ass, prat, arse, fanny, rear, tush, after part, poop, one-fourth, dope, rear end

    Antonyms:
    head

  9. chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track(verb)

    go after with the intent to catch

    Synonyms:
    give chase, quest for, traverse, pass over, chase after, cut through, cover, shack, chamfer, mark, get over, chase, drop back, cut across, tail, furrow, go after, get across, trail, train, bob, get behind, label, dog, track, pursue, cross, tag, quest after, drag, dock, hang back, drop behind

    Antonyms:
    head

  10. dock, tail, bob(verb)

    remove or shorten the tail of an animal

    Synonyms:
    bobsled, dog, chase after, curtsy, dock, tail, bob, tag, track, chase, trail, go after, give chase

    Antonyms:
    head

  11. tail(verb)

    remove the stalk of fruits or berries

    Synonyms:
    chase after, dock, dog, trail, tag, track, chase, bob, go after, give chase

    Antonyms:
    head

Wiktionary

  1. tail(noun)

    Sexual intercourse.

    Synonyms:
    poontang, tang, ass, poon, punani, pussy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tail(n.)

    Synonyms:
    end, extremity, fag-end, hinder part

  2. tail(n.)

    Synonyms:
    skirt, flap

  3. tail(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Mus.) stem (of a note)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

cock, queue, dick, caudal, rear, rump, pecker, cola, cue, prick, taillight, queuing, tails, line, swinging, tracker


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