Synonyms of turn tail in English:

turn tail


See definition of turn tail

phrase

1‘I was so shocked I just turned tail and ran home as fast as I could’

SYNONYMS

run away, flee, bolt, make off, take to one's heels, show someone a clean pair of heels, cut and run, beat a retreat, beat a hasty retreat

informal scram, scarper, skedaddle, vamoose

ANTONYMS

stand one's ground