tail out (from something)

tail out (from something)

To lead away from something like a tail. The venue already had a huge line of people tailing out an hour after tickets went up for sale. The string of controversies that has tailed out of this administration is shameful.
See also: out, tail

tail out

v.
1. To become more dispersed or less frequent and eventually disappear: We drove away from the city until the houses tailed out and we had reached the country.
2. To become lengthened or spaced when moving in a line: The patrol tailed out in pairs as they marched along the road.
See also: out, tail