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zigzag

zig·zag

zigzag

 
pronunciation:
zIg zaeg
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, adverb, transitive verb & intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a line or course that moves back and forth to form a series of sharp angles.
 
similar words:
stagger, traverse
definition 2: one of a series of such sharp turns.
similar words:
angle
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part of speech: adjective
definition: moving or formed in a zigzag.
zigzag stitching
antonyms:
straight
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: in the manner of a zigzag.
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: zigzagged, zigzagging, zigzags
definition: to move or cause to move in a zigzag.
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similar words:
weave, wind
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