wigging

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wigging

  1. Present participle of wig.

Noun[edit]

wigging (plural wiggings)

  1. (uncountable) The action of the verb to wig.
  2. (countable, UK, Ireland, colloquial, dated) A telling-off or reprimand.
    • 1888, Rudyard Kipling, "Thrown Away", Plain Tales from the Hills (Folio Society 2005, p. 18)
      His Colonel talked to him severely when the cold weather ended. That made him more wretched than ever; and it was only an ordinary ‘Colonel's wigging’!