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fright wig

n.
A wig with hair, especially long or frizzy hair, standing up from the surface.

fright wig

n
(Hairdressing & Grooming)
a. a wig with frizzy hair standing straight up from the surface
b. a hairstyle resembling this

fright′ wig`


n.
a wig with hair standing out in all directions, as if from fear or excitement.
[1925–30]
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All that is lacking is the boys carrying gandasas, and wearing fright wigs.
The fright wigs, the prosthetic body humps, the melting makeup.
That's right--how to paint an oversized grin on your face, walk in gigantic yellow shoes and adjust fright wigs, I guess.
To figure it out, all you needed to do was eyeball those crazy fright wigs he sported during the trial.
The jarring note of the programme was Kylian's Tar and Feathers, which had neither but did feature the frequent roars of a fierce beastie, a pile of fake snow, a grand piano on enormous stilts, a woman is some mental anguish and five men and women in fright wigs with clownish red lips wearing skirts fashioned from bubblewrap.
Although the entertainment was a bit dated (a dance troupe doing 'Thriller' in fright wigs borrowed from Russ Abbott), my beachside room was huge, as was the breakfast buffet.
Child warriors, soldiers in fright wigs, and an abundance of large guns reinforced the atmosphere of fear and horror.
The 30- something-strong Opera North Chorus are transformed into Furies who, in their black fright wigs and white dresses, resemble hungover Star Trek aliens.
The days haunted by men in dangerous sideburns, fright wigs and porno moustaches just won't die.
Carol singing,fir trees,mulled wine and mince pies -and grown men prancing around in fright wigs and ladies'bloomers.
ANAHEIM - In the stands Monday night, you and I were on the edges of our seats, tearing at our teal-and-purple fright wigs, trying to remember to breathe once every faceoff.
As for the noisiest and most visible faith-based groups--the televangelists who infest the airways--would they expect handouts for their fright wigs, pancake makeup, gaudy clothes, garish sets, and fraudulent faith healing?