Definition of wingsuit in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɪŋsuːt/


A one-piece garment that enables a person to glide through the air when in free fall, having sections of fabric between the arms and legs that inflate when the wearer jumps from an aircraft or a high place: he jumped out of a helicopter wearing nothing but a wingsuit and landed safely [as modifier]: daredevil wingsuit flyers
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  • Some experienced foreign jumpers displayed hand-in-hand group jumping, wingsuit jumping and somersaults during free fall; all the risky stunts thrilled the audience.
  • Now, this sport is officially called Wingsuit proximity flying.
  • Base jumping involves the sequenced use of a wingsuit and parachute to jump from fixed objects.
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