trail away - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theytrail away
he/she/ittrails away
present participletrailing away
past tensetrailed away
past participletrailed away

or trail off

  1. if someone’s voice or words trail away or trail off, they gradually become silent

    Her voice trailed off as she realized he wasn’t listening.

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See also main entry: trail