Definitions for wingtip

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word wingtip

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wing′tip`(n.)

or wing′ tip`

  1. the far or outer end of an airplane wing, wing of a bird, or the like.

    Category: Aeronautics, Ornithology

  2. the portion of a bird's folded wing formed by the part of the primary feathers extending beyond the secondary feathers.

    Category: Ornithology

  3. a toecap, often with a perforated pattern, having a point at the center and side pieces that extend backward.

    Category: Clothing

  4. a style of shoe with such a toe.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of wingtip:

1870–75

Wiktionary

  1. wingtip(Noun)

    The extreme tip of the wing of an aircraft or bird

  2. wingtip(Noun)

    A part of a shoe, often with brogueing that extends backwards on both sides from the toe

Translation

Find a translation for the wingtip definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these wingtip definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"wingtip." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 1 Sep. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/wingtip>.

Are we missing a good definition for wingtip?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for wingtip: