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winger

[wing-er] /ˈwɪŋ ər/
noun
1.
(in Rugby, soccer, etc.) a person who plays a wing position.
2.
a right-winger.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; wing + -er1
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Examples for winger
  • Once a left-winger, she can seem ill at ease grasping for the centre.
  • In the lower house, one left-winger is proposing quotas for election candidates and actors in television commercials.
  • Another right-winger who needs to turn everything into a political debate.
British Dictionary definitions for winger

winger

/ˈwɪŋə/
noun
1.
(sport) a player stationed on the wing
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