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[ wing-ee ]
/ ˈwɪŋ i /

adjective, wing·i·er, wing·i·est.

having wings.
rapid; swift.

Nearby words

wings of the dove, the, wingspan, wingspread, wingsuit, wingtip, wingy, winifred, winiwarter-buerger disease, wink, wink at, wink reflex

Origin of wingy

First recorded in 1590–1600; wing + -y1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for wingy

  • A moment she posed thus, beyond doubt a being capable of expounding all wingy mysteries of any soul whatsoever.

    Bunker Bean|Harry Leon Wilson
  • "I believe that I have seen your face before," said Wingy quietly, and looking the stranger full in the face.

    Beggars|W. H. (William Henry) Davies
  • Saying this, he took hold of an old tin pot, turned it bottom uppermost, and seated himself next to Wingy.

    Beggars|W. H. (William Henry) Davies