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Definition of zag

What is the definition of "zag"?
  • zagnoun
  • 1. One of a series of sharp turns or reversals: many zigs and zags in the mountain road; the zigs and zags of the stock market.


  • zagverb-intransitive
  • 1. To turn or change direction suddenly. Usually used in contrast to zig: The runner zigged when he should have zagged.
    2. To behave erratically or indecisively. Usually used with zig: zigging and zagging for years over the question of disarmament.


Use "zag" in a sentence
  • "The chevron, or zig-zag, which is not always single, but often duplicated, triplicated, or quadrupled."

    "Of the main characters, Tilda Swinton’s never quite makes that zag, which is a shame because she’s an incredible actor."

    "The road is one big long zig-zag which is kinda fun-but probably not that fun for the bus driver!"

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  • Spanish: zag
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  • Mandarin: zag
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