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See also: Winge
- Rhymes: -ɪndʒ
- To cringe.
- (Australia, New Zealand, Britain, slang) Alternative form of
- 1992, Sky Phillips, Secret mission to Melbourne, November, 1941, page 45:
- Mostly, they were wingeing about the lousy cook and the same thing served too often
- 1993, Michael Fisher, The Nightmare Man, page 169:
- His wife will winge her bloody head off, but Nev will come good.
- 2002, Diana Wynne Jones, A Tale of Time City, page 41:
- "I'm miserable," Sam proclaimed, plodding behind with his shoelace flapping. "Nobody ever gives me butter-pies when I need them." / "Shut up," said Jonathan. "Stop wingeing."
- A wing (arm that enables aviation):
- An object that looks like a wing; a depiction of a wing.
- A flank, section or portion of an army; a part of a troop.
- (figuratively) Any method of flight or aviation.
- (figuratively) A shelter, safeguard or refuge (as a bird guards its young)
- (rare, Late ME) A section or portion of something other than an army.
- (rare) An mechanical or synthetic wing; a device designed to enable flight.
- (rare) An object of little significance.