wearing a wig.

Origin of bewigged

First recorded in 1765–75; be- + wig + -ed2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of bewigged

  • It was, in fact, a manifesto against a bewigged and bepowdered civilization.

  • You are annoyed because I caught you in—vicious conversation, as the bewigged men say!

    Frdrique; vol. 2

    Charles Paul de Kock

  • He knows the subject well, and has infinitely more House of Commons stuff in him than the bewigged old dandy of Knebworth.

  • He saw little Mr. Pogram come in, more square and rubbery than ever, and engage in conclave with one of the bewigged.

    The Freelands

    John Galsworthy

  • At a later day, though it was "gravaminous," Sewall would not go to hear the bewigged Joshua preach, but attended another meeting.