Thursday, December 2, 2010

Vocab Day #4

periwig |ˈperiˌwig|nouna highly styled wig worn formerly as a fashionable headdress by both women and men.

• archaic term for wig .DERIVATIVESperiwigged adjectiveORIGIN early 16th cent.: alteration of peruke , with -wi- representing the French -u- sound.
Taken from my computer's dictionary program.


  1. Thank you for the insightful lesson! I'm going to use this word as often as I can.

    But first I need to put on my periwig to go outside. :D

  2. I definitely need a periwig. Had the worst haircut ever last week! (I know, it'll grow out.)


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