- (in Rugby, soccer, etc.) a person who plays a wing position.
- a right-winger.
Origin of winger
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Examples from the Web for winger
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Winger has a colt well broken that's a perfect match for him.
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
Winger's got a splendid colt, pretty well broken, and you can get him for a dollar or two if you a'n't afraid to ride him.
- sport a player stationed on the wing
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