Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having wings.
  • Soaring as on wings; aspiring; lofty.
  • Rapid; swift.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having wings; rapid.
  • adjective Obs. or R. Soaring with wings, or as if with wings; volatile airy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective archaic Winged, or as if winged; inclined to fly.

Etymologies

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wing +‎ -y

Examples

  • TOOGOOD: No -- after I left, after -- first of all, after we left the parking lot, Martha said that her wingy, which is a pigtail, was messed up, and I said, I'm sorry, Martha, I shouldn't have pulled your hair.

    CNN Transcript Sep 23, 2002

  • None of the central, lending or investment bankers, academic economists or financial media, or supposedly economically literate politicians saw this crisis coming, except for a couple of wingy professors and hedge fund managers, who took the concept of voices in the wilderness to Hansel and Gretel forest depths.

    Conrad Black: My Manifesto For the Occupy Movement

  • Time has taught me that there is no limit to how wingy wingers in America can get.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: March 25, 2010

  • The increasingly wingy Phyllis Chesler (who once claimed to have uncovered a fifth column of Muslim taxi drivers) joins the fray as well, insisting that "honour killings" are in a class by themselves.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Lots of right-wingy types embrace him, and he becomes the wild-eyed public mouthpiece for whatever weird amalgam of conservative political philosophy and raw fear-mongering he can concentrate on long enough to start crying about.

    John Shore: And Yada, Yada, Yada ... Glenn Beck's a Christian

  • The whole nature of the fae is that they're light and airy, ethereal, wingy thingies that hardly touch ground.

    Revenge of the Iron Fairies

  • The whole nature of the fae is that they're light and airy, ethereal, wingy thingies that hardly touch ground.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • The increasingly wingy Phyllis Chesler who once claimed to have uncovered a fifth column of Muslim taxi drivers joins the fray as well, insisting that "honour killings" are in a class by themselves.

    "Honour killings" and the game of categories

  • Never mind that Larouche is neither left-wing nor right-wing but just plain wingy.

    The level of stupid is just awesome.

  • But you seem to ignore/forget the inconvenient truth that you left wingy friends do the same thing ....

    Sound Politics: The 20 Minute Anti-War Commercial On KUOW

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