buzzwig

/buz"wig'/, n.
1. a large, bushy wig.
2. a person wearing such a wig.
3. a person of consequence.
Also, buzz wig.
[1810-20; buzz bushy wig (prob. shortening of BUSBY) + WIG]

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  • buzzwig — buzz·wig …   English syllables

  • buzzwig — /ˈbʌzwɪg/ (say buzwig) noun 1. a large, bushy wig. 2. a person wearing such a wig. 3. a person of consequence; bigwig …   Australian English dictionary

  • buzzwig — ˈbəˌzwig noun Etymology: buzz wig : a person wearing a buzz wig; specifically : bigwig * * * /buz wig /, n. 1. a large, bushy wig. 2. a person wearing such a wig. 3. a person of consequence …   Useful english dictionary

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