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wigwag

verb wig·wag \ ˈwig-ˌwag \

Definition of wigwag

wigwagged; wigwagging; wigwags
1 : to signal by wigwagging
2 : to cause to wigwag
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 and Etymology of wigwag

English dialect wig to move + English wag


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wigwag

noun

Definition of wigwag

: the art or practice of wigwagging

First Known Use of wigwag

1893

in the meaning defined above

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