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wingman

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noun wing·man \-mən\

Simple Definition of wingman

  • : a pilot or airplane that flies behind and outside the leader of a group of airplanes in order to provide support or protection

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of wingman

  1. :  a pilot who flies behind and outside the leader of a flying formation

1942

First Known Use of wingman

1942


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