Synonyms for tailing

MOST RELEVANT

Antonyms for tailing

MOST RELEVANT
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TAILING

We are like a comet, bright at the head but tailing away into mere gas behind.

Rotten cold it was, too, and me tailing on like a blamed chaperon!

Most gruesome invention that ever hit the tailing profession.

The tailing off of the remark was not quite suitable for publication, so I omit it.

And he knew every one of them and sang them all with the tailing of the bag-pipes in the sound.

We must have a little topping and tailing here, and I think you'll do.

Two or three times I've been on the point of tailing him into the woods somewhere and killing him, and so get rid of him.

But the mysterious stranger was too quick for him, and when Tailing leapt to his feet he was alone.

A grassy glade slopes down to the bank, tailing away inland into a path something like a “ride” in an English game covert.

By this time Pocket Hercules has enough, and at the road the tailing grows at every stride.

WORD ORIGIN

"limitation of ownership," a legal term, early 14c. in Anglo-French; late 13c. in Anglo-Latin, in most cases a shortened form of entail.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TAILING

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.