Definition of peruke-maker in US English:

peruke-maker

noun

historical
  • A person who makes perukes; a wig maker.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Samuel Wesley (bap. 1662, d. 1735), Church of England clergyman and poet. From peruke + maker.

Pronunciation

peruke-maker

/pəˈruːkˌmeɪkə/