(in Rugby, soccer, etc.) a person who plays a wing position.
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How to use winger in a sentence
The moment the puck was dropped to start the game, sticks and gloves were tossed and three fights began, as though choreographed — center against center, wingers against wingers.It’s ‘The Code’ of the NHL, and it has no cure for stupid | Ken Dryden | May 27, 2021 | Washington Post
On the field, Arriola said he is eager to contribute in Losada’s system, which typically uses wingers and wing backs.Paul Arriola — finally healthy — appears ready to make his return for a struggling D.C. United | Steven Goff | May 12, 2021 | Washington Post
Tom Wilson stared into the camera Friday morning at the Washington Capitals’ practice facility and acknowledged that nothing he was about to say would change anyone’s opinion about the 27-year-old winger.Capitals’ Tom Wilson says Rangers altercation ‘took on a new life after the game’ | Samantha Pell | May 7, 2021 | Washington Post
His teammates were jumping around him and patting the winger on the head.In a chaotic week for the Capitals, T.J. Oshie gives Washington something to rally around | Samantha Pell | May 6, 2021 | Washington Post
Raffl is known to be a versatile winger who can also play center — a needed asset for the Capitals, who have struggled when one of their top three centers has been missing from the lineup.Capitals open critical series against the Islanders with a shootout victory | Samantha Pell | April 23, 2021 | Washington Post
Republican Joni Ernst, an outspoken right-winger, is the new Senator-elect from Iowa.
He quotes winger after winger crowing about having finally won one.
But, if right-winger Chris McDaniel takes the Republican nomination, things will suddenly change.Travis Childers: The Deep South’s Great Liberal Hope | Ben Jacobs | June 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Most perfectly, fake-winger Stephen Colbert eulogized, “He will be missed.”
They have to have the courage not to wilt or get the vapors whenever a right-winger invokes the evil gummint or the hated Kenyan.
Brother winger was busy with his wagon, getting grain out from the station ten miles away to help the people.South and South Central Africa | H. Frances Davidson
What on earth had we to do on board that yacht, racing against the Meteor, unconquered winger of the western seas?
winger has a colt well broken that's a perfect match for him.A Man of Honor | George Cary Eggleston
And in that proposal he demonstrates the impractical artlessness of the Left winger.The Red Conspiracy | Joseph J. Mereto
Chalmers was the winger, but on the day he was tremendously selfish, and stuck to the ball until he was robbed or knocked off it.Acton's Feud | Frederick Swainson
British Dictionary definitions for winger
sport a player stationed on the wing
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