how to pronounce tails


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tails is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of tails in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the the tails for the trees yeah that's …”

meanings of tails


  1. Tailings; waste.
  2. The side of a coin that doesn't bear the picture of the head of state or similar.
  3. Clipping of tailcoat.
  4. Plural of tail.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tail.

tails frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word tails occurs in english on average 5.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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