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See definition of wigging on Dictionary.com
  • as inchew out
  • as inaggravate

synonyms for wigging

  • bawl out
  • carpet
  • criticize
  • dress down
  • jaw
  • revile
  • tell off
  • tongue-lash
  • vituperate
  • wig
  • yell at
  • bother
  • irritate
  • provoke
  • bug
  • dog
  • exasperate
  • gall
  • get
  • get on one's nerves
  • grate
  • hack
  • irk
  • nag
  • needle
  • nettle
  • peeve
  • pester
  • pique
  • tease
  • vex
  • be at
  • be on the back of
  • drive up the wall
  • get to
  • give a hard time
  • pick on

antonyms for wigging

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  • compliment
  • laud
  • praise
  • aid
  • delight
  • help
  • please
  • calm
  • make happy
  • soothe
  • alleviate
  • appease
  • gladden
  • improve
  • mollify
  • relieve
  • soften
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How to use wigging in a sentence

As soon as I glanced at it I saw that I was in for a wigging.
MARGUERITEANATOLE FRANCE
I shall get a severe wigging as it is for exceeding my leave.
DOROTHY'S DOUBLEG. A. HENTY
I am glad, however, the czar gave the general a wigging, for he spoke brutally to me on my arrival.
A JACOBITE EXILEG. A. HENTY
The Captain at once thanked me for doing so, called him up at once, and gave him a good wigging.
FIVE MONTHS ON A GERMAN RAIDERFREDERIC GEORGE TRAYES
As for trenchdwellers like myself, we never came in touch with them except when we were in for a wigging.
THE KINGDOM ROUND THE CORNERCONINGSBY DAWSON
However, I satisfied myself by promising her a good wigging when I came home again, and then we set off together.
THE KIDNAPPED PRESIDENTGUY BOOTHBY
Last night Jones was simply drunk, and got a wigging, no doubt, when he found his room.
THE COCKAYNES IN PARISBLANCHARD JERROLD
"A wigging from the office" (a very favourite expression)—a reprimand from the colonel.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 213, NOVEMBER 26, 1853VARIOUS
That made him more wretched than ever; and it was only an ordinary "Colonel's wigging!"
THE WORKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING: ONE VOLUME EDITIONRUDYARD KIPLING
The captains all got a wigging for failing to keep us in hand; but they were powerless.
FROM SAIL TO STEAM, RECOLLECTIONS OF NAVAL LIFECAPTAIN A. T. MAHAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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