wigging


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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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wigging

(ˈwɪɡɪŋ)
n
1. slang Brit a rebuke or reprimand
2. (Agriculture) NZ the shearing of wool from the head of a sheep
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wigging - British slang for a scolding
chiding, objurgation, scolding, tongue-lashing - rebuking a person harshly
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Translations

wigging

[ˈwɪgɪŋ] N (Brit) → rapapolvo m, bronca f
to give sb a wiggingechar un rapapolvo or una bronca a algn
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wigging

[ˈwɪgɪŋ] n (British)savon m , engueulade f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

wigging

n (dated inf)Standpauke f, → Gardinenpredigt f; to give somebody a wiggingjdm eine Standpauke or Gardinenpredigt halten, jdm die Leviten lesen (dated)
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wigging

[ˈwɪgɪŋ] n (Brit) (fam) (old) → lavata di capo
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References in periodicals archive ?
"He should thin it out." But Charlton Heston, Martin Landau and Tony Curtis also get a wigging from him.