- the last or hindmost part of something；the end of the batting order; the tail.
noun: tail end, plural noun: tail ends
- 1. the last or hindmost part of something we joined the tail end of a queue
- ▪ the end of the batting order; the tail.
- a person or thing that brings up the rear in a group or formation.
- IPA[ˌtāl ˈend]
- the last or hindmost part of something: the tail end of a herd of cattle the tail end of the 19th century
Oxford American Dictionary