Definitions

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  • noun A violent fountain or spray, especially one caused by a moving vehicle or boat.
  • verb To pour like a fountain; to spurt violently.
  • verb To move rapidly through water, leaving a roostertail wake.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I have almost all smallmouths in my area and my lure of best success is roostertail spinners.

    what is your best lure to use for bass fishin?

  • I have almost all smallmouths in my area and my lure of best success is roostertail spinners.

    what is your best lure to use for bass fishin?

  • By now she knew that each thunderous outburst of the volcano launched a dark roostertail of ash out from the central column, feathering the sky with falling cinders and bombs.

    Firestorm

  • The tank's wide treads threw off dirt like the roostertail from a speedboat as the vehicle raced south.

    Red Storm Rising

  • Behind them a great roostertail foams erect against the rain.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • The Spirit of Qatar, piloted by Dave Villwock, leaves a giant roostertail on Lake Washington.

    The Seattle Times

  • What a great feeling it was last Sunday to catch and release 5 pound trout on a light action pole and a roostertail lure.

    The Record-Courier - Top Stories

  • Artificial lures such as small roostertail spinners are allowed, but must have single hooks; no treble hooks are allowed.

    DesertUSA News

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