Posted by Brian from Shawnee on January 30, 2005
In Reply to: I'm your wingman posted by ESC on January 29, 2005
: I was watching a movie today. The buddy said to the main character, "I'm your wingman." Meaning "I've got your back." From Merriam-Webster:
: Wingman -- Main Entry: wing·man
: Pronunciation: -m&n
: Function: noun
: : a pilot who flies behind and outside the leader of a flying formation
A recent Bud/Miller/Coors beer commercial was themed "Here's to the Wingman". The Wingman in this case is the guy in a pick-up bar who takes the ugly chick so his buddy can get to her friend, who's hot.