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, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," 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, "In need of complete culture change, Bears must find their John McDonough," 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 1 Jun. 2020.

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