Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a tactical move which interrupts the execution of the current plan

Etymologies

From German Zwischenzug, "in-between move", from zwischen, "between", + Zug, "move". (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The merits of this particular zwischenzug will be determined by the voters during the endgame in November.

    Sound Politics: Last Call

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.