Definition of fright wig in English:

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fright wig

Pronunciation: /ˈfrīt ˌwiɡ/


A wig with the hair arranged standing up or sticking out, as worn by a clown or similar performer.
Example sentences
  • Get yourself a fright wig and a funny nose, Tiny.
  • My wife was positively gruesome with a witch outfit, long knobby nose, cackling laugh, a fright wig and blackened teeth.
  • The sight of him dangling from the machinery with his fright wig and his oversized shoes is at once savagely comic and deeply shocking.

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Syllabification: fright wig

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