Synonyms for wing

Synonyms for (noun) wing

Synonyms: wing

Definition: a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)

Similar words: organ

Definition: a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function


Synonyms: annex, annexe, extension, wing

Definition: an addition that extends a main building

Similar words: add-on, addition, improver

Definition: a component that is added to something to improve it

Usage: the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement; the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor


Synonyms: fender, wing

Definition: a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud

Usage: in Britain they call a fender a wing

Similar words: barrier

Definition: a structure or object that impedes free movement


Synonyms: wing

Definition: one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

Similar words: aerofoil, airfoil, control surface, surface

Definition: a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight


Synonyms: wing, backstage, offstage

Definition: a stage area out of sight of the audience

Similar words: stage

Definition: a large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience

Usage: he clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box


Synonyms: wing

Definition: the wing of a fowl

Usage: he preferred the drumsticks to the wings

Similar words: serving, helping, portion

Definition: an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal

Usage: the helpings were all small; his portion was larger than hers; there's enough for two servings each


Synonyms: wing

Definition: a unit of military aircraft

Similar words: air unit

Definition: a military unit that is part of the airforce


Synonyms: flank, wing

Definition: the side of military or naval formation

Usage: they attacked the enemy's right flank

Similar words: formation

Definition: an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit

Usage: a defensive formation; a formation of planes


Synonyms: wing

Definition: a group within a political party or legislature or other organization that holds distinct views or has a particular function

Usage: they are the progressive wing of the Republican Party

Similar words: social group

Definition: people sharing some social relation


Synonyms: wing

Definition: (in flight formation) a position to the side and just to the rear of another aircraft

Similar words: position, place

Definition: the particular portion of space occupied by something

Usage: he put the lamp back in its place


Synonyms: wing

Definition: a hockey player stationed in a forward position on either side

Similar words: hockey player, ice-hockey player

Definition: an athlete who plays hockey

Synonyms for (verb) wing

Synonyms: wing, fly

Definition: travel through the air; be airborne

Usage: Man cannot fly

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast