fishtail fishtail

Definition(s):

  • (v) slow down by moving the tail sideways

Usage(s):

  1. We're on a skid pad, a circular track slicked down with water, and I'm speeding around it so fast that the rear tires lose traction and the car goes into a fishtail.
  2. She is beautiful, and with what elegant sexuality she twists about in tight-curving, fishtail skirts.
  3. In extreme cases, or under slippery conditions, the rear of the car may fishtail out of control.

News

  1. Mollie King Shows Skin in Louis Heal Sheer Gown

    The Saturdays singer Mollie King attended the 2013 Glamour Women of the Year Awards held at Berkeley Square Gardens in London, England. 26-year-old fashionable lady looked every inch a bombshell in a bold Louis Heal gown. Super sexy, Mollie King stole the show in red double silk satin fishtail panel gown with gold detail belt from Louis Heal Autumn/Winter 2013 collection . She teamed her show ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

  2. Mirror, Mirror: Shorter 'do is cooler in every way

    In recent summers, mane trends dictated that women had to brave the humidity in wavy, below-the-shoulder hair. The only stylish relief was a fishtail braid.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Quotes

  1. When the car's brain senses that one of its wheels is losing traction, "it backs off that wheel," Armstrong explains, "so you'll never fishtail, even in the rain."
    on May 3, 2006 By: Lance Armstrong Source: SI.com

  2. He shaved off about 30 percent of the meniscus "that was flapping like a fishtail," Helms said.
    on May 25, 2004 By: Wes Helms Source: MLB.com

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