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A pair of inflatable waterproof bags designed so that one can be attached to each arm, especially of a child learning to swim, to provide buoyancy.
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(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) an inflatable rubber device shaped like a pair of wings, which is placed round the front of the body and under the arms of a person learning to swim
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an inflatable contrivance shaped like a pair of wings, usu. worn under the arms to keep the body afloat, esp. while one learns to swim.
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|Noun||1.||water wings - a life preserver consisting of a connected pair of inflatable bags that fit under a person's arms and provide buoyancy; used by children learning to swim|
flotation device, life preserver, preserver - rescue equipment consisting of a buoyant belt or jacket to keep a person from drowning
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