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1. wing

noun. ['ˈwɪŋ'] a movable organ for flying (one of a pair).

Synonyms

  • quill
  • ala
  • insect
  • quill feather
  • bird
  • balancer
  • haltere
  • bastard wing
  • forewing
  • fore-wing
  • bat
  • elytron
  • halter
  • pennon
  • fore wing
  • spurious wing
  • angel
  • chiropteran
  • alula
  • organ
  • pinion
  • flight feather

Antonyms

  • carinate
  • bad person
  • effector
  • receptor

Etymology

  • vængr (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with Wing

  • kwok-shing
  • yenching
  • qingming
  • ginting
  • chongqing
  • chang-ming
  • xiaoping
  • unring
  • string
  • spring
  • peking
  • mei-ling
  • beijing
  • sting
  • sling
  • pring
  • kring
  • kling
  • gring
  • fling
  • dring
  • cling
  • bring
  • zing
  • ying
  • xing
  • wring
  • ting
  • thing
  • singh

How do you pronounce wing?

Pronounce wing as wɪŋ.

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Example sentences of the word wing


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Check for a metallic green color with a coppery brown wing cover, and white hair around the abdomen.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Add one 1/2 inch flap to the end of the wing design for attachment to the body.

Quotes containing the word wing


1. Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine.
- Charles Dickens

2. No better way is there to learn to love Nature than to understand Art. It dignifies every flower of the field. And, the boy who sees the thing of beauty which a bird on the wing becomes when transferred to wood or canvas will probably not throw the customary stone.
- Oscar Wilde

3. My turn shall also come:I sense the spreading of a wing.
- Osip Mandelstam, The Selected Poems

2. wing

noun. ['ˈwɪŋ'] one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane.

Synonyms

  • plane
  • aerofoil
  • flaps
  • rib
  • aeroplane
  • aileron
  • airfoil
  • flap
  • control surface
  • airplane

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • undercharge
  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • vængr (Old Norse)

3. wing

noun. ['ˈwɪŋ'] a stage area out of sight of the audience.

Synonyms

  • stage
  • offstage

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • vængr (Old Norse)

4. wing

verb. ['ˈwɪŋ'] travel through the air; be airborne.

Synonyms

  • move
  • travel
  • flight
  • hover
  • soar
  • buzz
  • go
  • locomote
  • fly
  • fly on

Antonyms

  • retreat
  • gladden
  • move in
  • move out

Etymology

  • vængr (Old Norse)

5. wing

noun. ['ˈwɪŋ'] a unit of military aircraft.

Synonyms

  • air unit
  • squadron
  • division

Antonyms

  • enter
  • hop out
  • push
  • raise

Etymology

  • vængr (Old Norse)

6. wing

noun. ['ˈwɪŋ'] the side of military or naval formation.

Synonyms

  • formation

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • arrange

Etymology

  • vængr (Old Norse)

7. wing

noun. ['ˈwɪŋ'] a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud.

Synonyms

  • splash guard
  • barrier
  • car
  • motorcar
  • splash-guard
  • automobile
  • machine
  • mudguard
  • fender

Antonyms

  • disappear
  • overhead
  • subsurface
  • uneven

Etymology

  • vængr (Old Norse)

8. wing

noun. ['ˈwɪŋ'] a hockey player stationed in a forward position on either side.

Synonyms

  • ice-hockey player

Antonyms

  • closing
  • opening

Etymology

  • vængr (Old Norse)

9. wing

noun. ['ˈwɪŋ'] an addition that extends a main building.

Synonyms

  • edifice
  • extension
  • annex
  • ell
  • building
  • addition
  • improver
  • add-on

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • natural object
  • outside
  • inside

Etymology

  • vængr (Old Norse)

10. wing

noun. ['ˈwɪŋ'] (in flight formation) a position to the side and just to the rear of another aircraft.

Synonyms

  • position

Antonyms

  • behave
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • vængr (Old Norse)
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