Definition of "zag" [zag]
- (noun) 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.
- (verb-intransitive) To turn or change direction suddenly. Usually used in contrast to zig: The runner zigged when he should have zagged.
- (verb-intransitive) To behave erratically or indecisively. Usually used with zig: zigging and zagging for years over the question of disarmament.
- (noun) one in a sequence of sharp turns
- (noun) a sharp change of direction
- (verb) to change direction sharply
- (verb) to behave in an unpredictable or indecisive manner
- (adverb) in a changeable manner
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!"