[ wig-mey-ker ]

  1. a person who makes or sells wigs.

Origin of wigmaker

First recorded in 1705–15; wig + maker

Words Nearby wigmaker

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How to use wigmaker in a sentence

  • He took occasional lessons of a Mexican in a room above a wigmaker's store on Market Street, and learned to play by note.

    Vandover and the Brute | Frank Norris
  • Mr. Burchett, who addressed good Allan in these rhymes, was the refined gentleman who put the wigmaker's poems into English.

    Royal Edinburgh | Margaret Oliphant
  • He and his wife liked the Oersted boys, who were very frequently to be found in the wigmaker's shop.

    Makers of Electricity | Brother Potamian
  • As there was no going to the court of France in those days without permission of the wigmaker, a wigmaker of course was sent for.

    The Life of Benjamin Franklin | Mason Locke Weems
  • Upon this the wigmaker took in a little; but still contended that there must be something the matter with Dr. Franklin's head.

    The Life of Benjamin Franklin | Mason Locke Weems