Wig in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is wig a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word wig is a Scrabble US word. The word wig is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

W4I1G2

Is wig a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word wig is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

W4I1G2

Is wig a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word wig is a Words With Friends word. The word wig is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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You can make 2 words from 'wig' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'wig'

WIG 7 

2 letters words from 'wig'

GI 3 

All 3 letters words made out of wig

wig iwg wgi gwi igw giw

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word wig. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in wig.

Definitions and meaning of wig

wig

Etymology

Shortening of periwig, itself an alteration of French perruque.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: wĭg, IPA(key): /wɪɡ/

Rhymes: -ɪɡ

  • Homophone: Whig (in accents with the wine-whine merger)

Noun

wig (plural wigs)

  1. A head of real or synthetic hair worn on the head to disguise baldness, for cultural or religious reasons, for fashion, or by actors to help them better resemble the character they are portraying.
  2. (dated, among fishermen) An old seal.

Synonyms

  • hairpiece
  • toupee, toupe
  • peruke
  • periwig

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

wig (third-person singular simple present wigs, present participle wigging, simple past and past participle wigged)

  1. To put on a wig; to provide with a wig (especially of an actor etc.).
  2. (colloquial) To upbraid, reprimand.
  3. (colloquial, slang) To become extremely emotional or excitable; to lose control of one's emotions.

Related terms

  • wig out

See also

  • earwig
  • merkin
  • periwig
  • peruke

Further reading

  • wig on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • wig in the Encyclopædia Britannica (11th edition, 1911)

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch wig.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /vəχ/

Noun

wig (plural wîe)

  1. wedge
  2. quoin

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch wegghe, from Old Dutch *weggi, from Proto-Germanic *wagjaz.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɪx
  • IPA(key): /ʋɪx/

Noun

wig f (plural wiggen, diminutive wiggetje n)

  1. wedge

Gothic

Romanization

wig

  1. Romanization of 𐍅𐌹𐌲

Old English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /wiːj/

Etymology 1

From Proto-West Germanic *wīg

Noun

wīġ n

  1. war, battle
Declension
Derived terms
  • ānwīġ
  • wīga

Etymology 2

Variant of wēoh.

Noun

wīġ m

  1. idol
  2. (in compounds) holy, consecrated
Declension
Derived terms
  • wīġweorþung (idol-worship)
  • wīġbed > wēofod (altar)
  • wīġsmiþ (idol-carver)



Old Saxon

Etymology 1

From Proto-West Germanic *wīg

Noun

wīg n

  1. war, battle
Declension


Etymology 2

From Proto-West Germanic *wigi

Noun

wig n

  1. horse, steed
Declension



Source: wiktionary.org
  • WIFTY, ditsy, amiably eccentric.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)