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wig

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noun \ˈwig\

Simple Definition of wig

  • : artificial hair that you wear on your head because you are bald or in order to change your appearance

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of wig

  1. 1 a :  a manufactured covering of natural or synthetic hair for the head b :  toupee 2

  2. 2 :  an act of wigging :  rebuke

Examples of wig in a sentence

  1. She was wearing a blonde wig.

  2. <the cancer patient started wearing a wig after losing all of her hair from chemotherapy>



Origin and Etymology of wig

short for periwig


First Known Use: 1675


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wig

verb

Definition of wig

wigged

wigging

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to scold severely

  3. intransitive verb
  4. slang :  to lose one's composure or reason :  freak —usually used with out



1829

First Known Use of wig

1829



WIG Defined for Kids

wig

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noun \ˈwig\

Definition of wig for Students

  1. :  a manufactured covering of natural or artificial hair for the head





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