wigwag

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1wig·wag

verb \ˈwig-ˌwag\

Definition of WIGWAG

transitive verb
1
:  to signal by wigwagging
2
:  to cause to wigwag
intransitive verb
1
:  to send a signal by or as if by a flag or light waved according to a code
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

2wigwag

noun

Definition of WIGWAG

:  the art or practice of wigwagging

First Known Use of WIGWAG

1893

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