be·​wigged bi-ˈwigd How to pronounce bewigged (audio)
: wearing a wig

Example Sentences

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,, 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, 3 June 2019 The Mother of Dragons, previously a brunette, made like her bewigged character and lightened up — big time. Donna Freydkin, Allure, 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, 5 Feb. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1774, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bewigged was in 1774

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Cite this Entry

“Bewigged.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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