Definition of 'wing'
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From either right wing or left wing populists. The Sun (2016)He also eats raw chicken wings and is as fit as a flea. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So we did one wing at a time and then converted the fort into a museum to open to visitors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She has previously criticised populist politicians playing to Right wing voters. The Sun (2016)We do have the extreme right wing, which is milking all of this for its worth. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Right-wing There are many good wings in the home countries but few that are outstanding. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Schlupp can play on the wing or at full-back. The Sun (2016)This caused 48 Conservatives on the right wing to vote against the sanctions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Official advice in Canada also tells people to copy the bird, including the way that it extends its wings from the side to maintain balance. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Our job was to give them the wings to fly. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is so much more to playing on the wing than scoring tries. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The disaffected right wing of the party is restless. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Watch for the white leading edge of the wings in flight. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That would have reduced the risk on one wing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They were now on the wing for the first time. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Better to wait and see if the bird has wings. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The new hatch gets a slim chrome grille with aircraft wings. The Sun (2012)The sound of their wings has become part of the pattern of existence. Times, Sunday Times (2013)With the horse on either wing of each. Man of Honour (2007)Sometimes this becomes a complete wing that is virtually a house within a house. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The protruding wing tip feathers seemed to confirm that they were eagles. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Warm up the chicken wings and cauliflower purée. Times, Sunday Times (2007)On the left wing were more cavalry. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)He was subjected to a barrage of abuse this time from the right wing. Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)The beautiful adults have the pleasure of wings and flight. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The centre is pleasantly extended by 19th-century wings on both sides in matching red brick. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You'll find very few presenters who are prepared to switch wings in this way. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If the stage had wings, this would be less intrusive. Times, Sunday Times (2010)On the other hand, they might find their wings and fly. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A true wing back and provided the pass for the opening goal. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A truly outrageous manoeuvre was rendered all the more so when he flew home on a wing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)During the warm season a few individuals... throw off their covering and appear as perfect insects provided with wings. PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)Tiny scales on the upper side of their wings reflect the light, making the metallic blue of the wings shine. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Who plays on the wings? Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Synonyms of 'wing'
organ of flight, pinion, pennon
Trends of 'wing'
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Translations for 'wing'
British English: wing /wɪŋ/ NOUN
bird The wings of a bird or insect are the parts of its body that it uses for flying.
The bird flapped its wings.
- American English: wing
- Arabic: جَنَاح
- Brazilian Portuguese: asa
- Chinese: 翅膀
- Croatian: krilo
- Czech: křídlo
- Danish: vinge
- Dutch: vleugel
- European Spanish: ala
- Finnish: siipi
- French: aile
- German: Flügel
- Greek: φτερό
- Italian: ala
- Japanese: 翼
- Korean: 날개
- Norwegian: vinge
- Polish: skrzydło
- European Portuguese: asa
- Romanian: aripă
- Russian: крыло
- Spanish: ala
- Swedish: vinge
- Thai: ปีก
- Turkish: kanat
- Ukrainian: крило
- Vietnamese: cánh
British English: wing NOUN
aeroplane The wings of an aeroplane are the long flat parts sticking out of its side which support it while it is flying.
The plane made one pass, dipped its wings, then circled back.
Definition of wing from the Collins English Dictionary
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