wigging

[ wig-ing ]
/ ˈwɪg ɪŋ /

noun British Informal.

a scolding or reproof.

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Origin of wigging

First recorded in 1805–15; wig + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for wigging

wigging
/ (ˈwɪɡɪŋ) /

noun

British slang a rebuke or reprimand
NZ the shearing of wool from the head of a sheep
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