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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One of a series of sharp turns or reversals: many zigs and zags in the mountain road; the zigs and zags of the stock market.
  • intransitive v. To turn or change direction suddenly. Usually used in contrast to zig: The runner zigged when he should have zagged.
  • intransitive v. To behave erratically or indecisively. Usually used with zig: zigging and zagging for years over the question of disarmament.

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  • n. One of a series of sharp turns or reversals.
  • v. to move with a sharp turn or reversal

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions

Etymologies

From zigzag.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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