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zigzag

zig·zag

zigzag

 
pronunciation:
zIg zaeg
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a line or course that moves back and forth to form a series of sharp angles.
Her scarf has a pattern of zigzags and dots.
 
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: zigzagged, zigzagging, zigzags
definition: to move in this pattern.
The car zigzagged through the course.
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similar words:
weave, wind