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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.]
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wig out

vb wigs, wigging or wigged
(intr, adverb) informal to become extremely excited
[C20: from bigwig]
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