Synonyms of wing


1. wing, organ

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

2. wing, airfoil, aerofoil, control surface, surface

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

3. wing, offstage, backstage, stage

usage: a stage area out of sight of the audience

4. wing, air unit

usage: a unit of military aircraft

5. flank, wing, formation

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

6. wing, hockey player, ice-hockey player

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

7. wing, position, place

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

8. wing, social group

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, helping, portion, serving

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

10. fender, wing, barrier

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. annex, annexe, extension, wing, addition, add-on, improver

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 wing (Dictionary)