wingman

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noun wing·man \ˈwiŋ-mən\

Definition of wingman

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

1942

First Known Use of wingman

1942


WINGMAN Defined for English Language Learners

wingman

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Definition of wingman for English Language Learners

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


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