Definition of water wings in English:

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water wings

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plural noun

Inflated floats that may be fixed to the arms of someone learning to swim to give increased buoyancy.
Example sentences
  • Floatation devices such as water wings and inflatable rings are extremely popular with children, but it should always be remembered that these are not life saving devices.
  • Later, they start throwing the balls at the ‘big kids,’ who have somehow managed to fit the tiny water wings on their arms and legs.
  • The three adults who were there for repetitive lengths rather than jumping about in water wings had organised themselves into the farside.

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