zigzag: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (zig'zag"), [key]
— n., adj., adv., v., -zagged, -zag•ging.
- a line, course, or progression characterized by sharp turns first to one side and then to the other.
- one of a series of such turns, as in a line or path.
- proceeding or formed in a zigzag: zigzag stitches.
- with frequent sharp turns from side to side; in a zigzag manner: The child ran zigzag along the beach.
- to make (something) zigzag, as in form or course; move or maneuver (something) in a zigzag direction: They zigzagged their course to confuse the enemy.
- to proceed in a zigzag line or course.
- zigzag (Thesaurus)