tag end


noun

the last or final part of something: They came in at the tag end of the performance.
a random scrap, fragment, or remnant.

Nearby words

  1. taft-hartley act,
  2. tag,
  3. tag boat,
  4. tag cloud,
  5. tag day,
  6. tag line,
  7. tag question,
  8. tag sale,
  9. tag team,
  10. tagalog

Origin of tag end

First recorded in 1810–20

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British Dictionary definitions for tag end

tag end

noun

the last part of somethingthe tag end of the day
a loose end of cloth, thread, etc
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