wing tip

  1. Also wingtip . the extreme outer edge of an airplane wing.

  2. a toecap, often with a perforated pattern, having a point at the center and a piece at each side extending back along the top and sides.

  1. a style of shoe with such a toe.

  2. the portion of a bird's folded wing formed by the part of the primary feathers extending beyond the secondary feathers.

Origin of wing tip

First recorded in 1870–75

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British Dictionary definitions for wing tip

wing tip

  1. the outermost edge of a wing

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