Meaning of shirttail
Pronunciation: (shûrt'tāl"), [key]
- the part of a shirt below the waistline.
- a brief item added at the end of a related newspaper story. Cf.(def. 3b).
- quite young and immature in behavior.
- of distant relation, esp. by marriage: some shirttail cousins I'd never met.
- to append or add (an item) to a discussion or writing: The tariff concessions were shirttailed onto the trade bill.
- shirttail (Thesaurus)