noun, plural pintails (especially collectively) pintail.
a long-necked river duck, Anas acuta, of the Old and New Worlds, having long and narrow middle feathers.
noun (pl) -tails, -tail
a greyish-brown duck, Anas acuta, with slender pointed wings and a pointed tail
type of duck, 1767, from pin (n.1) + tail (n.).
[pin-teyld] /ˈpɪnˌteɪld/ adjective, Ornithology. 1. having a tapered tail with long, pointed central feathers. 2. having the feathers of the tail stiff, narrow, and pointed.
[pin-tah-noh] /pɪnˈtɑ noʊ/ noun, plural pintanos. 1. (def 3).
[pin-ter] /ˈpɪn tər/ noun 1. Harold, 1930–2008, English playwright. /ˈpɪntə/ noun 1. Harold. 1930–2008, English dramatist. His plays, such as The Caretaker (1959), The Homecoming (1964), No Man’s Land (1974), Moonlight (1993), and Celebration (2000), are noted for their equivocal and halting dialogue: Nobel prize for literature 2005
noun 1. a children’s party game in which a blindfolded player, holding a paper tail, is turned around several times before a large picture of a tailless donkey that the player then attempts to locate in order to pin the tail in place.