verb (used with object), wigged, wig·ging.
- to be intoxicated with narcotic drugs.
- to make or become wildly excited or enthusiastic: She wigs out over every rock star that comes along.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Idioms for wig
Origin of wig
OTHER WORDS FROM wigwigless, adjectivewiglike, adjectiveun·wig, verb (used with object), un·wigged, un·wig·ging.
Words nearby wig
Example sentences from the Web for wig
You can put the wig and fancy clothes on, but these are the eyes that make you a woman.Will Budapest’s Drag Scene Survive the Pandemic and Populism?|Charu Kasturi|January 25, 2021|Ozy
Baltimore-area actor and firefighter Alicia Horton, also found herself stuck hiding her developing breasts and wearing “a really funky wig” early in her transition in order to find work auditioning for cis-male roles.Trans actors face casting challenges despite milestones|Philip Van Slooten|January 14, 2021|Washington Blade
It was such a joy and such a creative experience to wear those wigs.
So when she got picked for the show, apparently they said that that wig was the exact look they wanted.
See, you came to a wig fight with a knife while she had the wig gun.
One guy hams it up as Juliet, blonde wig and all, as a crowd gathers, delighted by the impromptu performance.
Lena, Emilia, and I are laughing because we sorted the wig thing out nice and early.Natalie Dormer Talks ‘Hunger Games,’ Feminism, and Why ‘Game of Thrones’ Needs More Dick|Marlow Stern|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He gave us a little orphan girl in a red wig belting “Tomorrow.”Out of the Birdcage: How Mike Nichols Made Gay Culture Mainstream|Kevin Fallon|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She arrived in court the next day wearing a platinum blonde wig, as if Cousin It had dressed as Malibu Barbie for Halloween.The Amanda Bynes Train Wreck Is Back Again, Following a New DUI Arrest|Kevin Fallon|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the music gets going, the woman in the Maude costume rocks so hard her wig comes loose.Dudes and Maudes Abide at New York City Lebowski Fest|Rich Goldstein|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When he was gone, Monsieur de Tressan flung off his wig, and mopped the perspiration from his brow.
He passed his handkerchief for the last time over face and head, and resumed his wig.
While a counsellor was pleading at the Irish bar, a louse unluckily peeped from under his wig.
Those two, Harry and Mary, are exactly alike, except for Harry's curly mane of lion-coloured wig.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
He was an apprentice to a wig and curl maker, when Whitefield attracted his attention, and he became a methodist preacher.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
British Dictionary definitions for wig (1 of 2)
verb wigs, wigging or wigged (tr)
Derived forms of wigwigged, adjectivewigless, adjectivewiglike, adjective
Word Origin for wig
British Dictionary definitions for wig (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with wig
In addition to the idiom beginning with wig
- wig out
- flip one's lid (wig)