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wig

 (wĭg)
n.
An artificial covering of natural or synthetic hair worn on the head for personal adornment, as part of a costume, or to conceal baldness.
tr.v. wigged, wig·ging, wigs
To scold or censure.
Phrasal Verb:
wig out Slang
To make or become wildly excited, enthusiastic, or crazy.

[Short for periwig.]

wig

(wɪɡ)
n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) an artificial head of hair, either human or synthetic, worn to disguise baldness, as part of a theatrical or ceremonial dress, as a disguise, or for adornment
vb (tr) , wigs, wigging or wigged
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) obsolete to furnish with a wig
2. slang Brit to berate severely
[C17: shortened from periwig]
wigged adj
ˈwigless adj
ˈwigˌlike adj

wig

(wɪg)

n., v. wigged, wig•ging. n.
1. an artificial covering of hair for all or most of the head.
2. a similar head covering, worn in one's official capacity, as part of a costume or disguise.
3. a toupee or hairpiece.
v.t.
4. to furnish with a wig.
5. Brit. Informal. to reprimand severely; scold.
6. wig out, Slang.
a. to be intoxicated with narcotic drugs.
b. to make or become wildly excited or enthusiastic.
[1665–75; short for periwig]
wig′less, adj.
wig′like`, adj.

wig


Past participle: wigged
Gerund: wigging

Imperative
wig
wig
Present
I wig
you wig
he/she/it wigs
we wig
you wig
they wig
Preterite
I wigged
you wigged
he/she/it wigged
we wigged
you wigged
they wigged
Present Continuous
I am wigging
you are wigging
he/she/it is wigging
we are wigging
you are wigging
they are wigging
Present Perfect
I have wigged
you have wigged
he/she/it has wigged
we have wigged
you have wigged
they have wigged
Past Continuous
I was wigging
you were wigging
he/she/it was wigging
we were wigging
you were wigging
they were wigging
Past Perfect
I had wigged
you had wigged
he/she/it had wigged
we had wigged
you had wigged
they had wigged
Future
I will wig
you will wig
he/she/it will wig
we will wig
you will wig
they will wig
Future Perfect
I will have wigged
you will have wigged
he/she/it will have wigged
we will have wigged
you will have wigged
they will have wigged
Future Continuous
I will be wigging
you will be wigging
he/she/it will be wigging
we will be wigging
you will be wigging
they will be wigging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been wigging
you have been wigging
he/she/it has been wigging
we have been wigging
you have been wigging
they have been wigging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been wigging
you will have been wigging
he/she/it will have been wigging
we will have been wigging
you will have been wigging
they will have been wigging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been wigging
you had been wigging
he/she/it had been wigging
we had been wigging
you had been wigging
they had been wigging
Conditional
I would wig
you would wig
he/she/it would wig
we would wig
you would wig
they would wig
Past Conditional
I would have wigged
you would have wigged
he/she/it would have wigged
we would have wigged
you would have wigged
they would have wigged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wig - hairpiece covering the head and made of real or synthetic hairwig - hairpiece covering the head and made of real or synthetic hair
grizzle - a grey wig
false hair, hairpiece, postiche - a covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment
horsehair wig - a wig made of horsehair; "the English judiciary wear their traditional horsehair wigs"
periwig, peruke - a wig for men that was fashionable in the 17th and 18th centuries
2.wig - British slang for a scolding
chiding, objurgation, scolding, tongue-lashing - rebuking a person harshly
Translations
بارُوكةشَعْر مُسْتَعار
перука
paruka
paryk
PerückeZweitfrisur
peruukki
perika
paróka
hárkolla
かつら
가발
capillamentum
perukas
parūka
parochňa
lasulja
vlasulja
peruk
ผมปลอม
perukperuka
bộ tóc giả

wig

[wɪg] Npeluca f

wig

[ˈwɪg] nperruque f

wig

nPerücke f

wig

[wɪg] nparrucca

wig

(wig) noun
an artificial covering of hair for the head. Does she wear a wig?

wig

بارُوكة paruka paryk Perücke περούκα peluca peruukki perruque perika parrucca かつら 가발 pruik parykk peruka peruca парик peruk ผมปลอม peruk bộ tóc giả 假发

wig

n. peluca.

wig

n peluca
References in classic literature ?
All at once at his elbow, a little voice spoke--"My name is Pig- wig.
Then he added, with some irrelevance, "That's why he wears a wig.
A face habitually suppressed and quieted, was still lighted up under the quaint wig by a pair of moist bright eyes that it must have cost their owner, in years gone by, some pains to drill to the composed and reserved expression of Tellson's Bank.
He proceeded to take down a wig which was hanging on a nail, and put it hurriedly on his head.
Oh, I see," he said, trying bravely to laugh and ruffling up his wig with his hand.
Now and then, perhaps, an officer of the crown passed along the street, wearing the gold-laced hat, white wig, and embroidered waistcoat which were the fashion of the day.
He was dressed as a mail guard, with a wig on his head and most enormous cuffs to his coat, and had a lantern in one hand, and a huge blunderbuss in the other, which he was going to stow away in his little arm-chest.
That's the judge,' she said to herself, `because of his great wig.
And when he tells them about it he says, "Little girls, you know it might be proper for me now to wear a large wig, and to be called Doctor Southey and to become very severe, and leave off being a comical papa .
Their owners had evidently come to that spot to make some needful repairs in the stage arrangements, for one of them was engaged in binding together a small gallows with thread, while the other was intent upon fixing a new black wig, with the aid of a small hammer and some tacks, upon the head of the radical neighbour, who had been beaten bald.
Of all the holy of holies which the thern venerates and worships none is more revered than the yellow wig which covers his bald pate, and next thereto comes the circlet of gold and the great diadem, whose scintillant rays mark the attainment of the Tenth Cycle.
Bring that horse here, and go and hang my wig on the weathercock, to show this gentleman whether you're one of the lively sort or not.