For the pilot they wigged me, and then they said, “If this goes to series, can you grow it out?”
And, truly, it can scarcely be imagined what a funny and ridiculous appearance the wigged monkeys presented!
They lend authority to the wrath, and protection to the wit of the wigged.
One of the cloaked and wigged figures on Woolsack mentioned the matter in charmingly casual way.
Whats the good of that wigged fellow reading when no one listens to him?
He also laid his hand on his sword now, and frigidly inclined his wigged head toward me.
Mamma Finkelstein understood that part, at least, and her wigged head sank in her hands.
We accordingly entered its honored portals, and bowed to the wigged statesmen we met in the grand hall.
There is not a single woman who dresses her hair to suit her face; they all follow the style of wigged heads.
If anything goes wrong, if he overlooks a subordinates error, he will not be wigged by the Admiral in Gods open air.
1670s, shortened form of periwig. Meaning "person who wears a wig (professionally)" is from 1828. The verb meaning "to behave hysterically" (usually with out) is attested from 1955, from notion in to flip one's wig. Cf. dash my wig!, a former mild imprecation (1797), also wigs on the green (1856), Irish colloquial for "a fight or rumble" (because wigs are likely to get detached from owners in such an event).