winger


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wing·er

 (wĭng′gər)
n. Sports
A player who plays wing, as in hockey or soccer.

winger

(ˈwɪŋə)
n
(General Sporting Terms) sport a player stationed on the wing

wing•er

(ˈwɪŋ ər)

n.
(in Rugby, soccer, etc.) a person who plays a wing position.
[1785–95]

winger

Offensive player who attacks down the side areas of the field.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.winger - (sports) player in wing position
field hockey, hockey - a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net
football, football game - any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
rugby, rugby football, rugger - a form of football played with an oval ball
association football, soccer - a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
athlete, jock - a person trained to compete in sports
Translations
جَناح: لاعِب كُرَة في جانِب واحِد
angrebsspiller
útherji, kantmaîur
krídlový útočník
futbolda sağ veya sol açıkkanat oyuncusu

winger

[ˈwɪŋəʳ] N (Sport) → extremo/a m/f, alero/a m/f

winger

[ˈwɪŋər] n (SPORT)ailier mwing-forward [wɪŋˈfɒrərd] n (RUGBY)troisième ligne aile mfwing mirror n (British)rétroviseur m latéralwing nut npapillon m, écrou m à ailettes

winger

n (Sport) → Flügelspieler(in) m(f), → Außenstürmer(in) m(f)

winger

[ˈwɪŋəʳ] n (Sport) → ala

wing

(wiŋ) noun
1. one of the arm-like limbs of a bird or bat, which it usually uses in flying, or one of the similar limbs of an insect. The eagle spread his wings and flew away; The bird cannot fly as it has an injured wing; These butterflies have red and brown wings.
2. a similar structure jutting out from the side of an aeroplane. the wings of a jet.
3. a section built out to the side of a (usually large) house. the west wing of the hospital.
4. any of the corner sections of a motor vehicle. The rear left wing of the car was damaged.
5. a section of a political party or of politics in general. the Left/Right wing.
6. one side of a football etc field. He made a great run down the left wing.
7. in rugby and hockey, a player who plays mainly down one side of the field.
8. in the air force, a group of three squadrons of aircraft.
winged adjective
having wings. a winged creature.
-winged
a four-winged insect.
ˈwinger noun
in football etc, a player who plays mainly down one side of the field.
ˈwingless adjective
wings noun plural
the sides of a theatre stage. She waited in the wings.
wing commander
in the air force, the rank above squadron leader.
ˈwingspan noun
the distance from the tip of one wing to the tip of the other when outstretched (of birds, aeroplanes etc).
on the wing
flying, especially away. The wild geese are on the wing.
take under one's wing
to take (someone) under one's protection.
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