Definition of wig:
- A covering for the head, consisting of hair interwoven or united by a kind of network, either in imitation of the natural growth, or in abundant and flowing curls, worn to supply a deficiency of natural hair, or for ornament, or according to traditional usage, as a part of an official or professional dress, the latter especially in England by judges and barristers.
- A kind of raised seedcake.
- An old seal; - so called by fishermen.
- British slang for a scolding
- To censure or rebuke; to hold up to reprobation; to scold.
- "The Promised Land", Mary Antin.
The professor was a curious, kindly little man- lame, with a brown wig, a wrinkled face, and a long mouth, of which he only made use of the half on the right side to stammer out humorous and often witty sayings- at least so they appeared to those who had grace enough to respect his position and his age.- "Alec Forbes of Howglen", George MacDonald.
- "Round the World in Eighty Days", Jules Verne.