verb (used without object), tail·gat·ed, tail·gat·ing.
verb (used with object), tail·gat·ed, tail·gat·ing.
Words nearby tailgate
Definition for tailgate (2 of 2)
Origin of tailgate2
Example sentences from the Web for tailgate
Except for the unhappy expressions on their faces, they looked like they had settled in for a tailgate party.
A number of adults at the Tailgate Party are wearing orange T-shirts printed with the words “See You at the Pole Event Staff.”See You at the Pole: Church Youth Gatherings Raise Legal Questions|Katherine Stewart|January 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The truck was decades old, and it lacked a tailgate so the people in back were crammed together to avoid falling out.Adam Johnson Recalls North Korea: A Country with No Books|Adam Johnson|December 22, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Our cars will chide us if we tailgate and watch us as we drive and jolt us awake if are distracted or drifting off to sleep.
There was a tailgate lowered, forming a ramp; above it, the huge double doors opened on a cavern of blackness.Security|Poul William Anderson
On the tailgate was spread, three times a day, the jolly good meals that pioneer mothers knew how to cook.Strange Stories of the Great Valley|Abbie Johnston Grosvenor
The hounds were snapping furiously as they tried to leap over the tailgate.Collectivum|Mike Lewis