Spanish translation of “wing”
wing noun /wiŋ/
› 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. › a similar structure jutting out from the side of an aeroplane
the wings of a jet. › a section built out to the side of a (usually large) house
the west wing of the hospital. › any of the corner sections of a motor vehicle
The rear left wing of the car was damaged. › a section of a political party or of politics in general
the Left/Right wing. › one side of a football etc field
ala, extremo, banda
He made a great run down the left wing. › in rugby and hockey, a player who plays mainly down one side of the field.
› in the air force, a group of three squadrons of aircraft.
winged adjective › having wings
a winged creature. -winged suffix ›
de (…) alas
a four-winged insect. winger noun › in football etc, a player who plays mainly down one side of the field.
wingless adjective ›
wings noun plural › the sides of a theatre/theater stage
She waited in the wings. wing commander noun › in the air force, the rank above squadron leader.
wingspan noun › the distance from the tip of one wing to the tip of the other when outstretched (of birds, aeroplanes/airplanes 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
tomar a alguien bajo su protección
He took the young man under his wing and treated him like a son.