Wig

Definition of Wig

n.1.
1.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.
2.An old seal; - so called by fishermen.
Wig tree
(Bot.) See Smoke tree, under Smoke.
v. t.1.To censure or rebuke; to hold up to reprobation; to scold.
[imp. & p. p. Wigged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Wigging .]

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admonishment, admonition, bawl out, berate, chew out, chiding, hairpiece, jaw, periwig, peruke, rail, rap, rate, reprimand, reproach, reproof, revile, tongue-lash, toupee, upbraid
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