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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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Adj.1.wigged - wearing a wig; "the judges all wigged and robed"
wigless - not wearing a wig
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adjeine Perücke tragend; the judges were ceremonially wigged and robeddie Richter waren zeremoniell in Roben gekleidet und trugen Perücken
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In response to Kenya's Mau Mau rebellion in the 1950s, for example, the wigged, white judges sentenced more than 1,000 people to death for conspiring against colonial rule.