What does wig mean?
Definition, Use Cases, Examples

wig Meaning

Wig is an interjection that conveys that someone has lost his/her composure as a result of shock.

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How is wig used? Use Cases & Examples

Similar in meaning to the slang term shook,wig orginated in Black drag culture where it derived from the slang phrase My wig just got snatched,as a response to something that is shocking or original. This slang expression is used ubiquitously in stan culture, fans who slavishly follow celebrities.

Examples of how your teen might use the slang term wig:

-Did you see the latest @lildurk?
-wig

-Lady Bey – dress with matching gloves
-Wig!

-Drake Honestly Nevermind
-Just added to my playlist WIG

-Just got my nose pierced!
Wig!!!

How to Identify if your child is using the wig slang word

You might learn your child is using this slang term by chance when a text pops up on the phone screen. But while the slang term wig is harmless, other teenage slang terms could indicate that your teen is talking about risky behaviors or communicating with potentially dangerous people.

Having a parental control app on your child’s phone will give you peace of mind by alerting you to your child’s exposure to risks encountered on their phone. With a parental control app installed on your child’s phone, you have the control to set alerts to help your teen avoid the pitfalls of predators, drug dealers, and other negative influences. Having the ability to vary the level of monitoring gives you the power to choose what is right for your child, and these levels can be adjusted easily at any time.

How to talk with your child about use of the wig slang word

Most teenagers follow mainstream or cult celebrities and feel passionate about those they idolize. Developmentally, these teenage emotions are normal as long as they don’t lead to Celebrity Worship Syndrome, which can be a manifestation of depression. Your teen’s use of the slang term wig presents the perfect opening for talking about keeping interest in celebrities at a reasonable level.

Here are some conversation starters for talking with your teen about being a fan:

  • It’s so exciting that you and your friend received a response from the royal princess you wrote a fan letter to. How did you all feel when you realized your letters were identical copies?
  • Who is your favoriite celebrity and what lengths would you go to see him/her in person?
  • How would you react if you saw a famous person in the yogurt shop?
  • Do you think it’s scary for celebrities when strangers approach them?
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