: wearing a wig especially of a specified kind

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web In this iteration, the resort in question is wellness retreat Tranquillum House, run by a be-wigged (and Russian-accented) Kidman. Ew Staff, EW.com, 18 Aug. 2021 In the opening moments of the show, a wigged prosecutor addresses the jury at the Ingrams’ trial. Anna Russell, The New Yorker, 8 June 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1777, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wigged was in 1777

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“Wigged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wigged. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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