[ shurt-teyl ]
/ ˈʃɜrtˌteɪl /
quite young and immature in behavior.
Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. of distant relation, especially by marriage: some shirttail cousins I'd never met.
verb (used with object)
Informal. to append or add (an item) to a discussion or writing: The tariff concessions were shirttailed onto the trade bill.
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