Definition of TRAIL

  • path, as in a forest
  • the track, scent, etc., left by an animal or person
  • to draw or drag along behind
  • to follow the track of
  • to draw along behind [v -ED, -ING, -S]
  • to follow behind, as in a race
  • to drag, esp. along the ground
  • to lag behind
  • to hold a rifle in the right hand at an oblique angle, with the muzzle forward and the butt a few inches off the ground
  • command to trail arms
  • to gradually become weaker
  • to drag along a surface [v TRAILED, TRAILING, TRAILS]