tag end
noun Date: 1807 1. the last part 2. a miscellaneous or random bit

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  • tag\ end — • tag end • tail end noun informal the end, farthest to the rear, last in line, nearest the bottom, or least important. John was at the tail end of his class. Mary s part in the play came at the tag end, and she got bored waiting. Bill waited at… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • tag end — n. 1. any loosely attached or hanging end 2. the last part of something; remnant …   English World dictionary

  • tag end — tag′ end′ n. 1) the last or final part 2) a random scrap • Etymology: 1810–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • tag end — noun a small piece of cloth or paper • Syn: ↑rag, ↑shred, ↑tag, ↑tatter • Derivationally related forms: ↑shred (for: ↑shred) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • tag end — or[tail end] {n.}, {informal} The end, farthest to the rear, last in line, nearest the bottom, or least important. * /John was at the tail end of his class./ * /Mary s part in the play came at the tag end, and she got bored waiting./ * /Bill… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tag end — or[tail end] {n.}, {informal} The end, farthest to the rear, last in line, nearest the bottom, or least important. * /John was at the tail end of his class./ * /Mary s part in the play came at the tag end, and she got bored waiting./ * /Bill… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tag end — n. very end at the tag end (of smt.) * * * [ tægend] [ very end ] at the tag end (of smt.) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • tag end — /ˈtæg ɛnd/ (say tag end) noun the tail end or concluding part, as of a proceeding; fag end: *She stood, sweating gently, considering without humour the farcical necessity of a wood fire in the blistering tag end of February. –james mcqueen, 1984 …   Australian English dictionary

  • tag end — 1. the last or final part of something: They came in at the tag end of the performance. 2. a random scrap, fragment, or remnant. [1810 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • tag end — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The hindmost part of something: end, rear1, tail, tail end. See PRECEDE …   English dictionary for students

  • tag end — the working end of a line where the knot is tied …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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