[ US /ˈzæɡ/ ]
NOUN
  1. an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions
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  • Half an hour later, Willie's nose zigzagged up a rise onto level patch of sun where, a hundred years ago, a house had stood.
  • Scrambling to her feet, she zigzagged away across the wasteland, through the grimy cans an(l hubcaps and other roadside jetsam. COMPULSION
  • The conical upper section of the mountain is reached and the well-defined, rocky path zig-zags to the short summit ridge with its steep drop into the ben's north-east corrie.
  • The building exploits the drama of this interlocked matrix of mass and light as stepped ramps zigzag through the atrium, revealing the sheer concrete wall and the great tottering stack of galleries.
  • Chefs zigzag in formation over the cobbles, disappearing through a warren of doors with bread baskets and trays of millefeuille. Times, Sunday Times
  • Detroit: The rebuilding Pistons, looking for help along their front line, drafted Austin Daye, a 6-11 sophomore from Gonzaga, with the No. 15 pick — the third player selected in the first round who is the son of a former NBA player. Team-by-team analysis: T'wolves have guards covered
  • Former White House budget director Peter Orszag, whose personal life hit the gossip pages, would be succeeded by Jack Lew, a low-key budgeter, if Mr. Lew is confirmed by the Senate. Exodus Could Shift White House Tone
  • So I sent for 55 black-and-white, zig-zag gumshields and that was the hoot, that was what got the youngsters interested.
  • Union soldiers completed digging a series of ditches that zigzagged forward and reached the abatis.
  • Joining the disks are thin wire strands, painted yellow and orange, that zigzag across the front.
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