Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun tail_end

3 senses of tail end

Sense 1
fag end, tail, tail end -- (the time of the last part of something; "the fag end of this crisis-ridden century"; "the tail of the storm")
       => end, ending -- (the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period")

Sense 2
tail, tail end -- (any projection that resembles the tail of an animal)
       => projection -- (any solid convex shape that juts out from something)

Sense 3
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 -- (the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?")
       => body part -- (any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity)

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