- (idiomatic) To improvise; to make things up or figure things out as one goes; to perform with little or no preparation.
- I don't know their system, but I think I can wing it.
- I didn't study for today's test, so I'll have to wing it.
(Can we date this quote?), Annie Zaleski, “AFI sounds refreshed and rejuvenated on its 10th album, AFI (The Blood Album)”, in The Onion AV Club:
- Plus, early in a career, bands are typically winging it from a creative standpoint; after awhile, acts figure out what they’re doing right (or wrong), and are more deliberate about songcraft and execution.