Associations to the word «Wig»


WIG, noun. A head of real or synthetic hair worn on the head to disguise baldness; for cultural or religious reasons; for fashion; or by actors to help them better resemble the character they are portraying.
WIG, noun. (dated) (among fishermen) An old seal.
WIG, verb. To put on a wig; to provide with a wig (especially of an actor etc.).
WIG, verb. (colloquial) To upbraid, reprimand.
WIG, verb. (colloquial) To become very excitable or emotional; to lose control of one's emotions.
WIG, adjective. (aviation) (nautical) wing-in-ground
WIG BLOCK, noun. (fashion) A simplified head model used to display wigs.
WIG HEAD, noun. A stand for a wig, shaped roughly like a head.
WIG HEADS, noun. Plural of wig head
WIG OUT, verb. (slang) To become extremely emotional or excitable; to lose control of one's emotions.
WIG TREE FERN, noun. Cyathea baileyana, a tree fern native to northeastern Queensland in Australia.

Dictionary definition

WIG, noun. Hairpiece covering the head and made of real or synthetic hair.
WIG, noun. British slang for a scolding.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats