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[wig-ee] /ˈwɪg i/
adjective, wiggier, wiggiest. Slang.
crazy or eccentric.
crazed or delirious.
Origin of wiggy
First recorded in 1810-20; wig + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for wiggy
Historical Examples
  • For once in her life, “wiggy” Devar forced herself to think clearly.

    Cynthia's Chauffeur

    Louis Tracy
  • Little B—— (your neighbor of Bond St.) was there, wiggy and smiley, but oh!

    Julia Ward Howe Laura E. Richards
  • But “wiggy” Devar did not care now whether or not the story told by Cynthia was true.

    Cynthia's Chauffeur

    Louis Tracy
  • Damn my cousin Townham for a dried-up, wiggy, pratin' little scandalmonger!

    The Dop Doctor

    Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Slang definitions & phrases for wiggy



  1. Exciting and up-to-date; cool, far out: But I have some really wiggy experiences (1960s+ Cool talk)
  2. Intoxicated on or using narcotics; out of it, spaced-out, wigged out: one of whom is so wiggy that she got fired from her job
  3. Crazy; weird; strange: Things were wiggy/ neither a wiggy sexual penitent, nor a kohl-eyed tough cookie

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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