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wig

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noun \ˈwig\

Definition of wig

  1. 1a :  a manufactured covering of natural or synthetic hair for the headb :  toupee 1

  2. 2 :  an act of wigging :  rebuke

Examples of wig in a sentence

  1. She was wearing a blonde wig.

  2. the cancer patient started wearing a wig after losing all of her hair from chemotherapy

Origin and Etymology of wig

short for periwig


First Known Use: 1675


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wig

verb

Definition of wig

wigged

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wigging

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to scold severely

  3. intransitive verb
  4. slang :  to lose one's composure or reason :  freak —usually used with out

1829

First Known Use of wig

1829



WIG Defined for English Language Learners

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wig

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noun \ˈwig\

Definition of wig for English Language Learners

  • : artificial hair that you wear on your head because you are bald or in order to change your appearance


WIG Defined for Kids

wig

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noun \ˈwig\

Definition of wig for Students

  1. :  a manufactured covering of natural or artificial hair for the head



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