how to pronounce wig


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the above transcription of wig is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

wig is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of wig in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… a man wearing a wig and dressed as a …”

meanings of wig


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


  1. An old seal.
  2. 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.


  1. Initialism of wing-in-ground.

wig frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word wig occurs in english on average 3.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics wig can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that wig can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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