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wingless combined form of wing.
wing nut a nut with two winglike projections for thumb and forefinger leverage when the nut is turned.
wing shot a shot made at a bird or clay pigeon while it is moving through the air. [2 definitions]
wingspan the distance from the tip of one wing to the tip of the other, as on an airplane or bird.
wingspread the distance from the tip of one wing to the tip of the other when they are fully spread, as on a bird.
wing tip the outermost edge of an airplane wing, bird's wing, or the like. [3 definitions]
wink to close and open one eye quickly, and usu. intentionally, as a signal, suggestion, or comment. [11 definitions]
wink at to close one's eyes to; pretend not to see.
winker a person or thing that winks. [2 definitions]
winkle the periwinkle. [2 definitions]
wink out to stop shining, as a twinkling light or lights.
winless combined form of win.
Winnebago a member of a North American Indian people now living in Wisconsin and Nebraska. [2 definitions]
winner one that wins or is favored to win; victor.
winner's circle a small, usu. circular area at a racetrack where the winning horse, its jockey, and its owner receive recognition and awards.
winning successful or victorious. [4 definitions]
winnow to separate (grain) from chaff and impurities by tossing it into the air. [8 definitions]
wino (informal) an alcoholic, esp. a vagrant who stays intoxicated on cheap wine.
win over to get (someone) on one's side; to convince (someone) to give support to one's plan or idea.
winsome attractive or charming; winning.
Winston Churchill a British statesman and author (b.1874--d.1965); prime minister in 1940-45 and 1951-55.