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      n   pl   , -men   a player in the wing position in Australian Rules  
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wingspan, wing, Wingate, Wigan

wingman n.
1. [Mil.] a pilot who comes in support of the leading aircraft. He is positionned besides and slightly behind the leading aircraft. 2. [Fig.] a person who helps a friend to approach potential partners
2. this meaning has been popularised by the TV series How I Met Your Mother

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