Pronunciation: (wingz), [key]
—n. (used with a pl. v.)
1. Also called aviation badge. Mil. Informal.a badge bearing the image of a spread pair of bird's wings with a distinctive center design, awarded to an aircrewman on completion of certain requirements.
2. a gold-embroidered green badge in the shape of a spread pair of bird wings worn by junior and cadette Girl Scouts to indicate previous membership in a Brownie troop.
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