tail´less|ness


tail´less|ness
tail|less1 «TAYL lihs», adjective.
having no tail, in any sense; acaudal; anurous: »

An ape is a kind of tailless monkey.

tail´less|ly, adverb.
tail´less|ness, noun.
tail|less2 «TAYL lihs», adjective.
Law. without a tail.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • tail´less|ly — tail|less1 «TAYL lihs», adjective. having no tail, in any sense; acaudal; anurous: »An ape is a kind of tailless monkey. –tail´less|ly, adverb. –tail´less|ness, noun. tail|less2 «TAYL lihs», adjective. Law. without a tail …   Useful english dictionary

  • tail|less — tail|less1 «TAYL lihs», adjective. having no tail, in any sense; acaudal; anurous: »An ape is a kind of tailless monkey. –tail´less|ly, adverb. –tail´less|ness, noun. tail|less2 «TAYL lihs», adjective. Law. without a tail …   Useful english dictionary

  • de|tail|ed|ness — «dih TAY lihd nihs», noun. detailed state or quality …   Useful english dictionary

  • less — less·est; less·ness; let·ter·less; li·cense·less; lid·less; life·less; life·less·ly; life·less·ness; light·less; light·less·ness; limb·less; lime·less; lim·it·less; line·less; lint·less; lip·less; list·less; list·less·ly; list·less·ness;… …   English syllables

  • ness — ness·ber·ry; ness·ler·iza·tion; ness·ler·ize; ness·ler s; new·fan·gled·ness; new·ness; news·i·ness; nice·ness; nig·gard·li·ness; nig·gard·ness; nigh·ness; nip·pi·ness; no·ble·ness; nois·i·ness; non·cha·lant·ness; north·er·li·ness; north·ness;… …   English syllables

  • tail — av·en·tail; bat·tail·ous; bone·tail; cow·tail; cur·tail·ment; de·tail·er; dove·tail·er; en·tail·er; en·tail·ment; flat·tail; por·tail; re·tail·er; re·tail·ing; re·tail·ment; tail; tail·coat·ed; tail·end·er; tail·less; tail·leur; tail·lie;… …   English syllables

  • tail — I [[t]teɪl[/t]] n. 1) zool. the hindmost part of an animal, esp. that forming a distinct, flexible appendage to the trunk 2) something resembling or suggesting this in shape or position: the tail of a kite[/ex] 3) astron. the luminous stream… …   From formal English to slang

  • tail — 1. Any t., or taillike structure, or tapering or elongated extremity of an organ or other part. SYN: cauda [TA]. 2. In veterinary anatomy, a free appendage representing the caudal end of the vertebral column; covered by …   Medical dictionary

  • tail´-heav´i|ness — tail heav|y «TAYL HEHV ee», adjective. (of an airplane) with the tail tending to pitch down in flight. –tail´ heav´i|ly, adverb. –tail´ heav´i|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • tail off — To become gradually less or fewer • • • Main Entry: ↑tail * * * ˌtail ˈoff [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they tail off he/she/it tails off …   Useful english dictionary


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