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wigwag

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verb wig·wag \ˈwig-ˌwag\

Definition of wigwag

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to signal by wigwagging

  3. 2 :  to cause to wigwag

  4. intransitive verb
  5. 1 :  to send a signal by or as if by a flag or light waved according to a code

  6. 2 :  to make a signal (as by waving the hand or arm)



Origin of wigwag

English dialect wig to move + English wag


First Known Use: 1892


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wigwag

noun wig·wag

Definition of wigwag

  1. :  the art or practice of wigwagging



1893

First Known Use of wigwag

1893


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