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1. A pilot whose plane is positioned behind and outside the leader in a formation of flying aircraft.
2. Slang A person who helps, guides, or supports another, especially one who assists a friend in trying to seduce another person.
3. Sports A player, such as a winger, who plays near the side of a field or court.
n, pl -men
(Australian Rules Football) a player in the wing position in Australian Rules
An aviator subordinate to and in support of the designated section leader; also, the aircraft flown in this role.