or wing man
- a man who helps, protects, or guides a friend or associate: the CEO’s troubleshooting wingman.
- a man who helps a friend with romantic relationships, especially one who helps the friend attract a woman: When I walked into the bar, my wingman was already there, talking to two women.
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Because Donald was doubled on a whopping 64 percent of his pass-rush snaps, his wingmen on the edge each got to rush one-on-one about nine pass rushes out of 10 — and Donald got through the line more often than anyone but Parsons anyway.Can The Bengals Slow Down Aaron Donald? Nothing’s Stopped Him Yet.|Ty Schalter|February 9, 2022|FiveThirtyEight
AI algorithms are helping route aircraft in more efficient ways, virtual enemies are training pilots mid-flight, and autonomous wingmen are scouting the skies ahead.The most high-flying aerospace innovations of 2021|Charlie Wood and Rob Verger|December 2, 2021|Popular-Science
My friends back home will play the wingman game and he doesn't.
So is that why you retired Situation as your wingman and recruited Vinny?
Can the man called Michael Steele's "wingman" help lift the fundraising body out of its mess?Reince Priebus Ousts Michael Steele as RNC Chairman|Samuel P. Jacobs, Shushannah Walshe|January 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
He was my wingman, we were both shot down on the same mission and were together in prison camp.
When you were flying, your wingman was supposed to protect you from an attack from behind.
Our flight was usually Tilsen leading with his wingman and I with my wingman.
Bruce and I had recuperated from the night before and he was flying as my wingman.
Roger threw a perfect block on his opposing wingman and the two boys went down in a heap.The Space Pioneers|Carey Rockwell