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Definition of wig verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

wig

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//wɪɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɪɡ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they wig
BrE BrE//wɪɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɪɡ//
 
he / she / it wigs
BrE BrE//wɪɡz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɪɡz//
 
past simple wigged
BrE BrE//wɪɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɪɡd//
 
past participle wigged
BrE BrE//wɪɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɪɡd//
 
-ing form wigging
BrE BrE//ˈwɪɡɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪɡɪŋ//
 
 
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(wigging, wigged) Word Origin

wig out.

early 19th cent.: apparently from the noun wig, perhaps from bigwig and associated with a rebuke given by a person in authority.
Phrasal Verbswig out
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wig

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