a full spray or cloud, as of water in the wake of a speeding boat or dust from a speeding car
also written rooster tail
Origin of roostertaildescriptive: suggestive of the shape of a rooster's tail
(third-person singular simple present roostertails, present participle roostertailing, simple past and past participle roostertailed)
- To refer to the actual tail of a rooster, "rooster's tail" or "rooster tail" are usually used.