wingwoman

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wing +‎ woman, modelled on earlier wingman.

Noun[edit]

wingwoman (plural wingwomen)

  1. A female friend who accompanies one to offer support.
    • 2014, Jules Barnard, Deep Blue:
      By the time we return home, I'm not sure who's more nervous about Gen's future dating adventures—her, or me as her wingwoman, thrust in front of tempting, attractive men.