how to pronounce fantail

fæntɛɪl

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meanings of fantail

noun:

  1. A small windmill mounted at right angles to the sails, at the rear of the windmill, used to turn the cap automatically to bring it into the wind.
  2. A brimmed hat with just the back of the brim turned up.
  3. Any of several birds, of the genus Rhipidura, from Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
  4. Any of several domestic varieties of pigeon having a fan-shaped tail.
  5. An overhanging deck at the stern of a ship.
  6. Any of several goldfish having a large fan-shaped tail.