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  • n. Plural form of wingtip.

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Examples

  • Populist political team Carville/Begala/Greenberg (with Reich as the token wonk) support stimulus, big spending on job training and other good, liberal, put-people-first stuff … while grown-ups in wingtips Rubin and Bentsen prevail on the president to prioritize deficit reduction. raylward Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Geithner vs Axelrod

  • This is the true face of poetry – a creative child at the crossroads, a young man who suddenly realizes that he doesn’t have to invest in wingtips or a pocket protector to put beautiful words into neat little rows.

    Oh, National Poetry Month… : Patricia Smith : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • The wingtips are an idea of my father's: one must be presentable on the street, so you don't look like the riffraff, but I adore the riffraff, don't I?

    Journey

  • Most shoemakers begin their career by making a classic black Oxford or full brogue, known as wingtips in the US.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • If you don't sport wingtips, you're A-okay in my book. lol.

    Page 2

  • His wingtips clacked behind us, sounding vaguely horse-like.

    Molecules

  • It began in the '90s when Woody Nash, a New York bond trader, fell down some stairs while wearing "unsightly" rubbers over wingtips.

    The Time May Be Right for Galoshes to Make a Splash Again

  • So a significant chunk of the U.S. contingent scheduled to be here — where the snow is whisked away and the World Economic Forum laptop bags came equipped with crampons to put on your wingtips —ended up getting snowed in back home.

    Snow day at Davos

  • They were tight, but still better than his soggy wingtips.

    Gideon’s war

  • You really loved that Meat is Murder shirt, so much that you cut it up and are wearing stylish wingtips with skinny acid wash jeans, to make yourself appear as a throw back to an era you never actually experienced.

    Dramarama and Acid Wash Jeans

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