nounBritish 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.
Definition of wigging in:
- The US English dictionary