A bobtail is a type of fish that has a short tail. This is because the bobtail fish is mainly used for swimming underwater.

  • The bobtail fish is a popular fish to eat, because it is high in protein.

Definition of bobtail


a short or shortened tail of certain animals


bob, dock


large sheepdog with a profuse shaggy bluish-grey-and-white coat and short tail; believed to trace back to the Roman occupation of Britain


old english sheepdog


having a short or shortened tail



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Example Sentences for bobtail

  • 1

    The bobtail is due to the mutation of a dominant gene.

  • 2

    The tail could be long, half bobtail or bobtail.

  • 3

    The Bobtail lode was discovered the following month.

  • 4

    Sometimes the breed has a natural bobtail.

  • 5

    The tail can be long or a natural bobtail.

  • 6

    Inquired the bobtail mongrel of the fat, sleek pug.

  • 7

    An 1811 dictionary has it as tag rag and bobtail.

  • 8

    The bobtail is a rare but natural part of the Catahoula Heritage.

  • 9

    Idiosepius is a genus of bobtail squid encompassing around eight species.

  • 10

    A cute little dog of the Bobtail race, who is capable of speaking.