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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 ?
Laurie enjoyed that immensely, and when she told about the prim old gentleman who came once to woo Aunt March, and in the middle of a fine speech, how Poll had tweaked his wig off to his great dismay, the boy lay back and laughed till the tears ran down his cheeks, and a maid popped her head in to see what was the matter.
It used to be affirmed, that the dead shop-keeper, in a white wig, a faded velvet coat, an apron at his waist, and his ruffles carefully turned back from his wrists, might be seen through the chinks of the shutters, any night of the year, ransacking his till, or poring over the dingy pages of his day-book.
Nothing, if I rightly call to mind, was left of my respected predecessor, save an imperfect skeleton, and some fragments of apparel, and a wig of majestic frizzle, which, unlike the head that it once adorned, was in very satisfactory preservation.
He dressed Jim up in King Lear's outfit -- it was a long curtain-calico gown, and a white horse-hair wig and whiskers; and then he took his theater paint and painted Jim's face and hands and ears and neck all over a dead, dull, solid blue, like a man that's been drownded nine days.
Dobbins' lashings were very vigorous ones, too; for although he carried, under his wig, a perfectly bald and shiny head, he had only reached middle age, and there was no sign of feebleness in his muscle.
Robinson's red plaid shawl, and Deacon Milliken's wig, on crooked, the bare benches and torn hymn-books, the hanging texts and maps, were no longer visible, and she saw blue skies and burning stars, white turbans and gay colors; Mr.
A lady whose age was unknown, and whose personal appearance was stout -- but whose heart was in the right place -- volunteered to act the part of the sentimental "Julia," and brought with her the dramatic qualification of habitually wearing a wig in private life.
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.
At sight of an old gentleman in a Welsh wig, sitting behind such a high desk, that if he had been two inches taller he must have knocked his head against the ceiling, Scrooge cried in great excitement:
His hair was very smooth and wavy; but I was informed by the very first boy who came back that it was a wig (a second-hand one HE said), and that Mr.
While I looked about me here, an exceedingly dirty and partially drunk minister of justice asked me if I would like to step in and hear a trial or so: informing me that he could give me a front place for half-a-crown, whence I should command a full view of the Lord Chief Justice in his wig and robes - mentioning that awful personage like waxwork, and presently offering him at the reduced price of eighteenpence.
It's the name of a buccaneer of my acquaintance; and I call you by it for the sake of shortness, and what I have to say to you is this; one glass of rum won't kill you, but if you take one you'll take another and another, and I stake my wig if you don't break off short, you'll die-- do you understand that?