water wings

plural noun
|Updated on: 16 Jul 2018

Definition of water wings

: an air-filled device that fits around the arms of a person learning to swim so as to provide buoyancy

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First Known Use of water wings

1901

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Definition of water wings for English Language Learners

  • : bands of plastic in the shape of a circle that are filled with air and worn on the arms to help people float when they are learning to swim


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