Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One of a series of sharp turns or reversals.
  • intransitive verb To turn or change direction suddenly. Usually used in contrast to zig.
  • intransitive verb To behave erratically or indecisively. Usually used with zig.

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  • noun One of a series of sharp turns or reversals.
  • verb to move with a sharp turn or reversal

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

  • noun an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions

Etymologies

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

[From zigzag.]

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