be·​wigged | \ bi-ˈwigd How to pronounce bewigged (audio) , bē- \

Definition of bewigged

: wearing a wig

Examples of bewigged in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Think of a bewigged man on horseback — or striding forth, probably to kill someone who looked like Angelou. Caille Millner,, "Maya Angelou wouldn’t approve of this statue fiasco," 10 Jan. 2020 Past Broadway Liquors, past auto-body shops and beauty-supply stores, like Garcia’s, whose doorway is flanked by two long windows filled with bewigged mannequin heads. Nathaniel Penn, Popular Mechanics, "The Day the Town Blew Up," 3 June 2019 The Mother of Dragons, previously a brunette, made like her bewigged character and lightened up — big time. Donna Freydkin, Allure, "Emilia Clarke Shows Off Final Result of Platinum Blonde Dye Job," 21 Sep. 2017 The Associated Press reported that the president and his pals wandered from the poolside cocktails to the dance floor while bewigged servers and entertainers wore gowns and get-ups that looked like castoffs from Marie Antoinette and Co.’s closets. Bay Area News Group, The Mercury News, "President Donald Trump and his wife Melania party for the Red Cross at Mar-a-Lago," 5 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of bewigged

1774, in the meaning defined above

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“Bewigged.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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