1. 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.
2. An old seal; -- so called by fishermen.
Wig tree. Bot. See Smoke tree, under Smoke.
Wig v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wigged p. pr. & vb. n. Wigging ] To censure or rebuke; to hold up to reprobation; to scold. [Slang]
Wigg Wig , n. A kind of raised seedcake. “Wiggs and ale.”
n 1: hairpiece covering the head and made of real or synthetic
2: British slang for a scolding [syn: wigging]
[also: wigging, wigged]