1. (of a wig) long at the back

Words Nearby full-bottomed

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How to use full-bottomed in a sentence

  • The first species of wig worn in the Courts is that now worn by the Judges at our Cathedrals, called the full-bottomed wig.

  • The learned historian, whose hat and gloves are at his feet, wears a full-bottomed wig and large round rimmed spectacles.

  • All kinds of wigs could be seen,—little brown wigs and great, full-bottomed wigs hanging down over their shoulders.

    Ben Comee | M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan
  • At the other end of the table sat a peak-faced little gentleman, clean-shaven, in full-bottomed wig.

    The Philosopher's Joke | Jerome K. Jerome
  • The head of Ameneritis is covered with the full-bottomed wig worn by goddesses.