Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
to cause another to experience anxiety or extreme emotion
slang; wigged-out, adj
1670s, shortened form of periwig. Meaning "person who wears a wig (professionally)" is from 1828. The verb meaning "to behave hysterically" (usually with out) is attested from 1955, from notion in to flip one's wig. Cf. dash my wig!, a former mild imprecation (1797), also wigs on the green (1856), Irish colloquial for "a fight or rumble" (because wigs are likely to get detached from owners in such an event).
To extricate oneself from difficulty, often by devious means: men who are just trying to wiggle their way out of their obligations (1685+)
A sleeveless undershirt worn by men •Fr regarding this as the attire of a male who would do this