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Meaning & Definition of Wing in English

English

Wing

/wɪŋ/

noun

1. A movable organ for flying (one of a pair)

    synonym:
  • wing

2. One of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

    synonym:
  • wing

3. A stage area out of sight of the audience

    synonym:
  • wing
  • ,
  • offstage
  • ,
  • backstage

4. A unit of military aircraft

    synonym:
  • wing

5. The side of military or naval formation

  • "They attacked the enemy's right flank"
    synonym:
  • flank
  • ,
  • wing

6. A hockey player stationed in a forward position on either side

    synonym:
  • wing

7. (in flight formation) a position to the side and just to the rear of another aircraft

    synonym:
  • wing

8. A group within a political party or legislature or other organization that holds distinct views or has a particular function

  • "They are the progressive wing of the republican party"
    synonym:
  • wing

9. The wing of a fowl

  • "He preferred the drumsticks to the wings"
    synonym:
  • wing

10. A barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud

  • "In britain they call a fender a wing"
    synonym:
  • fender
  • ,
  • wing

11. An addition that extends a main building

    synonym:
  • annex
  • ,
  • annexe
  • ,
  • extension
  • ,
  • wing

verb

1. Travel through the air

  • Be airborne
  • "Man cannot fly"
    synonym:
  • fly
  • ,
  • wing

Examples of using

The bird's wing was broken.
I found a bird whose wing was severely damaged.