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Noun: wig  wig
  1. Hairpiece covering the head and made of real or synthetic hair
    - rug [N. Amer, informal]
     
  2. [Brit, informal] A scolding
    - wigging [Brit, informal]
Verb: wig (wigged,wigging)  wig
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. Censure severely or angrily
    - call on the carpet [US, informal], take to task, rebuke, rag [informal], trounce, lecture, reprimand, jaw [informal], dress down [informal], call down [informal], scold, chide, berate, bawl out [informal], remonstrate, chew out [N. Amer, informal], chew up [N. Amer, informal], have words, lambaste, lambast, ream [N. Amer, informal]

Sounds like: which, witch

Derived forms: wigs, wigging, wigged

Type of: chiding, criticise [Brit], criticize, damn [informal], false hair, hairpiece, knock [informal], objurgation, pick apart, postiche, scolding, tongue-lashing

Encyclopedia: Wig