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fishtail in Motor vehicles topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfishtailfish‧tail /ˈfɪʃteɪl/ verb [intransitive] American English  TTCSLIDEif a vehicle or aircraft fishtails, the back end of it slides from side to side, usually because the tyres are sliding on water or ice→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
fishtailThe jeep left the road and was fishtailing violently through a stretch of gravel as the fire truck thundered by.