verb (zags, zagging, zagged)[no object] Back to top
Make a sharp change of direction: a long path zigged and zagged through the woods
More example sentences
- I chuckled lightly as one of the lower balloons disengaged itself from the pole and lazily drifted upward, zigging and zagging on the warmish breeze.
- I've been stuck on the scratch, zigging and zagging with great effort through the past 4 or 5 days.
- He zigged and zagged and she went with him, arm clenched tightly to his.
late 18th century: shortening of zigzag.
Definition of zag in:
- The US English dictionary