- a removable covering of real or synthetic hair for the head, worn as part of a costume, to conceal baldness, etc.
- Slang variously, the hair, head, or mind
Origin of wigshortened from periwig
transitive verbwigged, wig′ging
- to furnish with a wig or wigs
- to annoy, upset, anger, etc.
- to make excited, ecstatic, frenzied, crazy, etc.: often with out
- Brit., Informal to scold, censure, rebuke, etc.: archaic except as a part. noun [gave him a good wigging]
Slang to be or become upset, excited, crazy, etc.: often with out
An artificial covering of natural or synthetic hair worn on the head for personal adornment, as part of a costume, or to conceal baldness.
transitive verbwigged, wig·ging, wigs
To scold or censure.Phrasal Verbs: wig out Slang To make or become wildly excited, enthusiastic, or crazy.
Origin of wigShort for periwig
(third-person singular simple present wigs, present participle wigging, simple past and past participle wigged)
- (aviation, nautical) (adjective) wing-in-ground effect