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WIG (wigged, wigging)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wig mean? 

WIG (noun)
  The noun WIG has 2 senses:

1. hairpiece covering the head and made of real or synthetic hair
2. British slang for a scolding

  Familiarity information: WIG used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WIG (noun)


Sense 1wig [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Hairpiece covering the head and made of real or synthetic hair

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("wig" is a kind of...):

false hair; hairpiece; postiche (a covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "wig"):

grizzle (a grey wig)

horsehair wig (a wig made of horsehair)

periwig; peruke (a wig for men that was fashionable in the 17th and 18th centuries)


Sense 2wig [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

British slang for a scolding

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

wigging; wig

Hypernyms ("wig" is a kind of...):

chiding; objurgation; scolding; tongue-lashing (rebuking a person harshly)


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