whale tail

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whale tail (plural whale tails)

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  1. (fashion, slang) An unintentional display of a thong above the waistband of trousers etc.
  2. (automotive, slang) A kind of large automotive rear spoiler.
    • 1997, Bruce Anderson, Porsche 911 Performance Handbook[1], page 16:
      the duck-tail spoiler was replaced with a whale tail for the US version of the Carrera.
  3. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: The tail of a whale.

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