Synonyms of wings


1. wings, means, agency, way

usage: a means of flight or ascent; "necessity lends wings to inspiration"

2. wings, insignia

usage: stylized bird wings worn as an insignia by qualified pilots or air crew members


1. wings, means, agency, way

usage: a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)

2. wings, insignia

usage: one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

3. wing, organ

usage: a stage area out of sight of the audience

4. wing, airfoil, aerofoil, control surface, surface

usage: a unit of military aircraft

5. wing, offstage, backstage, stage

usage: the side of military or naval formation; "they attacked the enemy's right flank"

6. wing, air unit

usage: a hockey player stationed in a forward position on either side

7. flank, wing, formation

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

8. wing, hockey player, ice-hockey player

usage: 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"

9. wing, position, place

usage: the wing of a fowl; "he preferred the drumsticks to the wings"

10. wing, social group

usage: a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud; "in Britain they call a fender a wing"

11. wing, helping, portion, serving

usage: an addition that extends a main building


1. fly, wing, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: travel through the air; be airborne; "Man cannot fly"

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Definition and meaning of wings (Dictionary)