the wings

Definition of the wings

  1. :  the areas on the sides of a stage where performers wait before going onto the stage She was standing in the wings, waiting for her cue. —often used figuratively The issue has been lurking/waiting in the wings for several years.

Word by Word Definitions

wingplay wings
  1. :  one of the movable feathered or membranous paired appendages by means of which a bird, bat, or insect is able to fly

    :  such an appendage even though rudimentary if possessed by an animal belonging to a group characterized by the power of flight

    :  any of various anatomical structures (as of a flying fish or flying lemur) providing means of limited flight

  1. :  to fit with wings

    :  to enable to fly or move swiftly

    :  to traverse with or as if with wings


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