wing it

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Definition of wing it

informal
: to do or try to do something without much practice or preparation I hadn't practiced the part, so I got up there and winged it.

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“Wing it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wing%20it. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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