Definition of wigging in English:

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wigging

Pronunciation: /ˈwɪɡɪŋ/

noun

British informal, dated
A severe rebuke: the presenter gave the PM a wigging
More example sentences
  • Grewcock appeared to be lucky to receive only a wigging.
  • You said that she probably gives him a wigging now and then: that is particularly apposite when one considers her courtroom persona, from both sides of the bench.
  • Neil gets a wigging for non-publication of a favourable review.

Words that rhyme with wigging

digging, rigging

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