fright wig

noun

Definition of fright wig

: a wig with hair that stands out from the head

Examples of fright wig in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sporting a fright wig, a feather boa, and a baggy dress (designed to obscure her svelte figure), Diller was unabashedly outlandish. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, 16 Dec. 2018 The dress code for leaders in Lake Forest seems to include red noses, fright wigs and oversized shoes. Mike Mulligan, chicagotribune.com, 19 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of fright wig

1886, in the meaning defined above

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“Fright wig.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fright%20wig. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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