Definition of winger in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɪŋə/


1An attacking player on the wing in soccer, hockey, and other sports.
Example sentences
  • They have brought in three more attacking players in wingers Luciano and Khalilou Fadiga and playmaker Andy van der Meyde, so the signs point towards a more offensive approach.
  • If the winger beats two players and then crosses it for the striker, then there should be no problem.
  • Robben did what very few wingers or wide players are capable of doing: he made his flank the centre of the game and changed the whole dynamics of the pitch.
2 [in combination] A member of a specified political wing: a left-winger

Words that rhyme with winger

cringer, ginger, impinger, infringer, injure, ninja, whinger bringer, clinger, flinger, humdinger, pinger, ringer, singer, slinger, springer, stinger, stringer, swinger, wringer, zinger

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