Definition of MiG in English:

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Pronunciation: /miɡ/

Entry from US English dictionary

(also Mig or MIG)


A type of Russian fighter aircraft.
Example sentences
  • The UEAF Jackal fighters somewhat resembled Russian MiGs in that their wings angled forward instead of back.
  • They are replete with the squadron posters and plaques of all the NATO fighter squadrons that have engaged the MiGs in air combat training since 1994.
  • The MiG - 29 is the most modern of the Russian MiGs.


1940s: from the initial letters of the surnames of A. I. Mikoyan and M. I. Gurevich, linked by Russian i 'and'.

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Syllabification: MiG

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