tail out (from something)(redirected from tails out)
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.
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.