zag


1zag

noun \ˈzag\

Definition of ZAG

1
a :  one of the sharp turns, angles, or alterations in a zigzag course
b :  one of the short straight lines or sections of a zigzag course at an angle to a zig
2
:  zig 2

Origin of ZAG

zigzag
First Known Use: 1793

Rhymes with ZAG

2zag

verb
zaggedzag·ging

Definition of ZAG

intransitive verb
:  to execute a zag —usually contrasted with zig

Examples of ZAG

  1. <the crowd roared as the clown on the bicycle zagged while the other clowns, in hot pursuit, zigged>

First Known Use of ZAG

1900

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