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wing man n.
someone who is providing advice and support for his mate when it comes to potential relationships/partners

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Dicionário Colaborativo     Inglês Definição
v.
to face a situation courageously
colloquial
exp.
be a man
familiar
n.
older woman having a relation with a younger man
familiar
n.
a younger man involved in a relationship with an older woman
= the target of a "cougar"
n.
handsome young man kept by a much older woman for the purpose of sexual favors and/or as a companion.
British slang
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
n.
Someone (usually a young man) who tries unsuccessfully to be funny by making lame jokes and doing stupid things
US English, colloquial
n.
attitude or practise whereby a man, either sitting at the table, on a sofa or in public transportation, adopts a spread position notably splaying his legs wide apart in such a way as to encroach on an adjacent seat and deny space to the person sitting or wanting to sit next to him
Ex: I become upset and irritated seeing all that manspreading in the subway and buses during rush hours and more generally by that growing lack of civil vertue everywhere.
adj.
a man of good breeding, well-behaved, courteous, polite who behaves like a gentleman
n.
a person, generally a man, dedicated to improving his skills in attracting and seducing the other sex
Other spelling : Pickup artist The use of "pick up" in this context comes from American slang and means becoming acquainted with, esp. with a view to having sexual relations
n.
Marriage between a man of royal or noble birth and a woman of lesser status, with the stipulation that wife and children have no claims to his titles or possessions or dignity. Still common at the beginning of the 20th C., the practice is now rare. Syn. Morganatic marriage, marriage of the left hand
[Hist.] So-called, because at the nuptial ceremony the husband gives his left hand to the bride, rather than his right, when saying, “I take thee for my wedded wife.”
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wing

  

      n  
1    either of the modified forelimbs of a bird that are covered with large feathers and specialized for flight in most species  
2    one of the organs of flight of an insect, consisting of a membranous outgrowth from the thorax containing a network of veins  
3    either of the organs of flight in certain other animals, esp. the forelimb of a bat  
4   
a    a half of the main supporting surface on an aircraft, confined to one side of it  
b    the full span of the main supporting surface on both sides of an aircraft  
c    an aircraft designed as one complete wing  
d    a position in flight formation, just to the rear and to one side of an aircraft  
5   
a    an organ or apparatus resembling a wing  
b      (Anatomy)   any bodily structure resembling a wing  
the wings of a sphenoid bone        (Technical name)    ala  
6    anything suggesting a wing in form, function, or position, such as a sail of a windmill or a ship  
7      (Botany)  
a    either of the lateral petals of a sweetpea or related flower  
b    any of various outgrowths of a plant part, esp. the process on a wind-dispersed fruit or seed  
8    a means or cause of flight or rapid motion; flight  
fear gave wings to his feet     
9    the act or manner of flying  
a bird of strong wing     
10      (Brit)   the part of a car body that surrounds the wheels,   (U.S. and Canadian name)    fender  
11    any affiliate of or subsidiary to a parent organization  
12      (Soccer, hockey, etc.)  
a    either of the two sides of the pitch near the touchline  
b    a player stationed in such a position; winger  
13    a faction or group within a political party or other organization  
   See also       left wing       right wing  
14    a part of a building that is subordinate to the main part  
15    pl   the space offstage to the right or left of the acting area in a theatre  
16    in the wings   ready to step in when needed  
17      (Fortifications)   a side connecting the main fort and an outwork  
18    a folding panel, as of a double door or a movable partition  
19    either of the two pieces that project forwards from the sides of some chairbacks  
20       the U.S. name for       quarterlight  
21    a surface fitted to a racing car to produce aerodynamic download to hold it on the road at high speed  
22    pl   an insignia in the form of stylized wings worn by a qualified aircraft pilot  
23    a tactical formation in some air forces, consisting of two or more squadrons  
24    any of various flattened organs or extensions in lower animals, esp. when used in locomotion  
25    the side of a hold alongside a ship's hull  
26    the outside angle of the cutting edge on the share and mouldboard of a plough  
27    a jetty or dam for narrowing a channel of water  
28    on a wing and a prayer   with only the slightest hope of succeeding  
29    on the wing  
a    flying  
b    travelling  
c    about to leave  
30    take wing  
a    to lift off or fly away  
b    to depart in haste  
c    to become joyful  
31    under one's wing   in one's care or tutelage  
32    clip (someone's) wings  
a    to restrict (someone's) freedom  
b    to thwart (someone's) ambition  
33    on wings   flying or as if flying  
34    spread or stretch one's wings   to make full use of one's abilities>  
      vb   mainly tr  
35    also intr   to make (one's way) swiftly on or as if on wings  
36    to shoot or wound (a bird, person, etc.) superficially, in the wing or arm, etc.  
37    to cause to fly or move swiftly  
to wing an arrow     
38    to fit (an arrow) with a feather  
39    to provide with wings  
40    (of buildings, altars, etc.) to provide with lateral extensions  
41    wing it  
Informal   to accomplish or perform something without full preparation or knowledge; improvise  
     (C12: from Scandinavian; compare Old Norse vængir (plural), Norwegian veng)  
  winglike      adj  


bastard wing  
      n   a tuft of feathers attached to the first digit of a bird, distinct from the wing feathers attached to the other digits and the ulna,   (Also called)    alula  
buck and wing  
      n     (U.S)   a boisterous tap dance, derived from Black and Irish clog dances  
delta wing  
      n   a triangular sweptback aircraft wing  
flex-wing  
      n     (Aeronautics)   a collapsible fabric delta wing, as used with hang-gliders  
flying wing  
      n  
1    an aircraft consisting mainly of one large wing and no fuselage or tailplane  
2    (in Canadian football) the twelfth player, who has a variable position behind the scrimmage line  
gull-wing  
      adj  
1    (of a car door) opening upwards  
2    (of an aircraft wing) having a short upward-sloping inner section and a longer horizontal outer section  
left wing  
      n  
1    often cap   the leftist faction of an assembly, party, group, etc.; the radical or progressive wing  
2    the units of an army situated on the left of a battle position  
3      (Sport)  
a    the left-hand side of the field of play from the point of view of either team facing its opponents' goal  
b    a player positioned in this area in certain games  
      adj  
  left-wing  
4    of, belonging to, or relating to the political left wing  
  left-winger      n  
right wing  
      n  
1    often caps   the conservative faction of an assembly, party, etc.  
2    the part of an army or field of battle on the right from the point of view of one facing the enemy  
3   
a    the right-hand side of the field of play from the point of view of a team facing its opponent's goal  
b    a player positioned in this area in any of various games  
c    the position occupied by such a player  
      adj  
  right-wing  
4    of, belonging to, or relating to the right wing  
  right-winger      n  
swing-wing  
      adj  
1    of or relating to a variable-geometry aircraft  
      n  
2   
a    such an aircraft  
b    either wing of such an aircraft  
wing and wing  
      adv   with sails extended on both sides by booms  
wing beat  
      n   a complete cycle of moving the wing by a bird when flying  
wing bow  
      n   a distinctive band of colour marking the wing of a bird  
wing-case  
      n      the nontechnical name for       elytron  
wing chair  
      n   an easy chair having wings on each side of the back  
wing collar  
      n   a stiff turned-up shirt collar worn with the points turned down over the tie  
wing commander  
      n   an officer holding commissioned rank in certain air forces, such as the Royal Air Force: junior to a group captain and senior to a squadron leader  
wing covert  
      n   any of the covert feathers of the wing of a bird, occurring in distinct rows  
wing-footed  
      adj  
Archaic   fleet; swift  
wing loading  
      n   the total weight of an aircraft divided by its wing area  
wing nut  
      n   a threaded nut tightened by hand by means of two flat lugs or wings projecting from the central body,   (Also called)    butterfly nut  
wing shot  
      n  
1    a shot taken at a bird in flight  
2    an expert at shooting birds in flight  
wing tip  
      n   the outermost edge of a wing  
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