American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Sports A player who plays wing, as in hockey or soccer.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which wings, in any sense.
- n. A small cask or tank for holding water, stowed in the wing of a ship, where the space is much reduced by the approaching lines of the hull. (See wing, n., 9 .) Tanks are accurately fitted to the sloping sides of the ship.
- n. nautical One of the casks stowed in the wings of a vessel's hold, being smaller than such as are stowed more amidships.
- n. sports An offensive player who plays on either side of the center.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Naut.) One of the casks stowed in the wings of a vessel's hold, being smaller than such as are stowed more amidships.
- n. (sports) player in wing position
“Should we do heavy hitting for a McCain winger whose going to pull a McCain on us as son as he hits the Senate?”
“If the winger is to continue in this vein, then we are in for a treat.”
“Yglesias pretensions to be a left winger is nonsense, he is nothing more then a bought and paid for creature of his masters in the State Department.”
“So stop trying to alienate everyone who's not an ultranationalistic right winger from the US like you are!”
“You know how you can tell if a right winger is standing up straight?”
“I guess his being shot by a left winger is some kind of karma.”
“Let me get this straight, yet another hypocritical "christian conservative" right-winger is more interested in money than in good governance or actually following through on her campaign promises?”
“Nobody in the universe can even imagine how to pretend to be surprised that yet another reich-winger is a slobbering moron.”
“Because only a right-winger is smart enough to see Stern for what he is. victim of democrat hypocrisy”
“Let's say the right winger is still waiting to get out there with his linemates, and the right winger on the ice changes.”
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