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[wing-ee] /ˈwɪŋ i/
adjective, wingier, wingiest.
having wings.
rapid; swift.
Origin of wingy
1590-1600; wing + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Saying this, he took hold of an old tin pot, turned it bottom uppermost, and seated himself next to wingy.

    Beggars W. H. (William Henry) Davies
  • "I believe that I have seen your face before," said wingy quietly, and looking the stranger full in the face.

    Beggars W. H. (William Henry) Davies
  • Ginger and wingy get off with the option, and, though the fine is heavy, it is paid.

  • A moment she posed thus, beyond doubt a being capable of expounding all wingy mysteries of any soul whatsoever.

    Bunker Bean Harry Leon Wilson
Slang definitions & phrases for wingy



A weird or insane person; weirdo, Nutcase: Too weird for me. You guys are wingnuts

[1980s+; probably fr wingy and nut]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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