[ guhl-wing ]
/ ˈgʌlˌwɪŋ /


(of an automobile door) hinged at the top and opening upward.
having gull-wing doors: a gull-wing sports car.
having or resembling airplane gull wings.

Origin of gull-wing

First recorded in 1930–35

Definition for gull-wing (2 of 2)

gull wing


an airplane wing that slants briefly upward from the fuselage and then extends horizontally outward.

Origin of gull wing

First recorded in 1930–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for gull-wing

/ (ˈɡʌlˌwɪŋ) /


(of a car door) opening upwards
(of an aircraft wing) having a short upward-sloping inner section and a longer horizontal outer section
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