American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An artificial covering of human or synthetic hair worn on the head for personal adornment, as part of a costume, or to conceal baldness.
- v. To scold or censure.
- wig out Slang To make or become wildly excited, enthusiastic, or crazy.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To post a scout on the route of flight in a pigeon race, with a hen pigeon to attract the opponent's bird and retard his progress. Barrère and Leland.
- n. A beast of burden, as a horse or an ass.
- n. A sort of cake.
- n. An artificial covering of hair for the head, used generally to conceal baldness, but formerly worn as a fashionable head-dross. Wigs are usually made to imitate the natural hair, but formal curled wigs are worn as part of their professional costume by judges and lawyers in Great Britain. Wigs are much used on the stage. See
- n. The full-grown male fur-seal of Alaska, Callorhinus ursinus. See cut ununder fur-seal.
- n. The head.
- To rate or scold severely.
- n. A head of real or synthetic hair worn on the head to disguise baldness; for cultural or religious reasons; for fashion; or by actors to help them better resemble the character they are portraying.
- v. To put on a wig; to provide with a wig (especially of an actor etc.).
- v. colloquial To upbraid, reprimand.
- v. colloquial To become very excitable or emotional; to lose control of one's emotions.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A covering for the head, consisting of hair interwoven or united by a kind of network, either in imitation of the natural growth, or in abundant and flowing curls, worn to supply a deficiency of natural hair, or for ornament, or according to traditional usage, as a part of an official or professional dress, the latter especially in England by judges and barristers.
- n. An old seal; -- so called by fishermen.
- v. Slang To censure or rebuke; to hold up to reprobation; to scold.
- n. hairpiece covering the head and made of real or synthetic hair
- n. British slang for a scolding
- Shortening of periwig, itself an alteration of French perruque. (Wiktionary)
- Short for periwig. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“We may therefore suppose this wig [_shews a large wig_] to be a huge quarto in large paper; this is a duodecimo in small print [_takes the knowing head_]; and this a jockey's head, sweated down to ride a sweepstakes.”
“Check out the video clip … at least the Gosselin wig is a funny sight gag.”
“From the pictures that I saw last week, the wig is also a lot shorter than her hair in New moon which is a shame.”
“Of course, she probably made her co-star Taylor Lautner feel more at home considering his wearing a wig is nothing out of the ordinary.”
“Now, the wig is being sent to another woman who will be receiving breast-cancer treatments.”
“My wig is askew, I can feel it, so I try to tug at it without her seeing.”
“They should have had her in a wig from the beginning.”
“Brandy Navarre, X17: Viva Vesgo, the guy in the pink wig, is the Jay Leno of Brazil.”
“Hmm, I getting the feeling that wearing that wig is just a tad annoying lol poor guys had artificial hair in his mouth for the best part of the interview lol.”
“Steve Zahn, without a wig, is a frontier criminologist who goes over to the dark side, and who could blame him?”
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