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fright wig

noun
1.
a wig of wild, unruly hair, especially hair projecting outward in all directions, as worn by some clowns and comedians to give a comic effect of extreme fright or excitement.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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British Dictionary definitions for fright wig

fright wig

noun
1.
  1. a wig with frizzy hair standing straight up from the surface
  2. a hairstyle resembling this
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