wiglet
noun Date: 1831 a small wig used especially to enhance a hairstyle

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  • wiglet — ˈwiglə̇t noun ( s) Etymology: wig (II) + let : a small wig used especially to enhance a hairstyle * * * /wig lit/, n. a small wig, esp. one used to supplement the existing hair. [1825 35; WIG + LET] * * * wigless, wiglet, wiglomeration see after …   Useful english dictionary

  • wiglet — /wig lit/, n. a small wig, esp. one used to supplement the existing hair. [1825 35; WIG + LET] * * * …   Universalium

  • wiglet — noun A small wig …   Wiktionary

  • wiglet — n. partial wig …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wiglet — wig·let …   English syllables

  • wiglet — wig•let [[t]ˈwɪg lɪt[/t]] n. cvb clo a small wig, esp. one used to supplement the existing hair • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

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  • hair — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. mane (see hair); filament;bit, inch (see narrowness, nearness). II Body covering filament Nouns 1. hair; head of hair, mop, mane, crop of hair, thatch, shock; gray, silver or white hair (see… …   English dictionary for students

  • wigless — adjective not wearing a wig • Ant: ↑wigged * * * ˈwiglə̇s adjective : having or wearing no wig tumbles headlong and wigless to the floor Agnes Repplier * * * wigˈless adjective Without a wig • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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