verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for trail
- to hold a rifle in the right hand at an oblique angle, with the muzzle forward and the butt a few inches off the ground.
- a command to trail arms.
Origin of trail
synonym study for trail
OTHER WORDS FROM trail
Example sentences from the Web for trail
But a poll released Monday gave Hanabusa a 3-point lead, after she had trailed for much of the campaign.
Filmmaker Diana Whitten trailed Gomperts for seven years, capturing contentious missions to Spain and Morocco.Vessel's Dr. Rebecca Gomperts on Providing Abortions to Women in International Waters|Marlow Stern|March 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Researching Network, Chayefsky trailed Richard Wald, then president of NBC News.Paddy Chayefsky: The Dark Prophet of ‘Network’ News|Tim Teeman|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was trailed distantly by John Kerry at 15 percent, Al Gore at 13 percent, and John Edwards at 12 percent.It’s 1,000 Days Too Early to Talk Hillary vs. Christie for President|Kristen Soltis Anderson|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the Season Two finale, he trailed Brody and Carrie to the lakefront cabin.‘Homeland’: The 7 Plot Points You Need to Remember for the Season 3 Premiere|Andrew Romano|September 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Leopard Woman, not knowing what else to do, trailed after him.The Leopard Woman|Stewart Edward White
She trailed the reins and turned away at once to find her father.A Texas Ranger|William MacLeod Raine
The fox was trailed by the dogs past Regele's creamery, when the trail came abruptly to an end.News Writing|M. Lyle Spencer
On strode the stalwart figure, looking neither to right nor left, and behind him trailed the vaporous aroma of the fine cigar.Vashti|Augusta J. Evans Wilson
He trailed back heavy-footed again to the park and sat down.The Crock of Gold|James Stephens
British Dictionary definitions for trail
Derived forms of trailtrail-less, adjective
Word Origin for trail
Idioms and Phrases with trail
see blaze a trail.