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fishtail

in. [for the rear of a car] to whip back and forth like a fish moving its tail. The caddy fishtailed on the curb and almost spun around.
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Update your best braided look by conquering the one style that has forever eluded even the veteran braider -- the Fishtail Braid.
My slot is in December and so above my fishtail I'm wearing a red cape trimmed with white fur and a Santa cap.
Here, Rittstein presented a number of small works composed of old pieces of sponge, plaster, fishtails, glass, wire, and other bits of detritus that one might find in the streets, attics, and basements of Prague.
In the slithery vein, fishtails are popular, taken up by Valentino and others - including some New Yorkers such as Calvin Klein.
Nude frocks were big, as were fishtails and statement earrings.