sprout wings

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sprout wings definition

  1. tv.
    to die and become an angel. : I'm not ready to sprout wings yet. I've got a few more years.
  2. tv.
    to be so good as to become an angel. : The kid is not about to sprout wings, but he probably won't get into jail again.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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