Zigzag - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈzɪɡzæɡ|  American pronunciation of the word zigzag
Brit.  |ˈzɪɡzaɡ|  British pronunciation of the word zigzag

noun

- an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions
- travel along a zigzag path (syn: crank)
The river zigzags through the countryside
- in a zigzag course or on a zigzag path
birds flew zigzag across the blue sky

adjective

- having short sharp turns or angles

Examples

The kids were running in circles and zigzags around the yard.

He's wearing a shirt with red zigzags on it.

We saw a motorcycle zigzagging on the highway.

The player with the ball zigzagged back and forth down the field.

A dirt road zigzags up the steep hill to our cabin.

a zigzag path along the cliff

The path zigzagged down the hillside.

The river zigzags through the countryside

birds flew zigzag across the blue sky

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: zigzag
he/she/it: zigzags
present participle: zigzagging
past tense: zigzagged
past participle: zigzagged
noun
singular: zigzag
plural: zigzags
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