verb (used with object), jig·sawed, jig·sawed or jig·sawn, jig·saw·ing.
Origin of jigsaw
Examples from the Web for jigsaw
Every scene fits together like a jigsaw puzzle piece by the end of the book, when the reader finally knows everything.Real Thrills And High Art In A Poignant Page-Turner Of A Novel|Susan Cheever|May 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All of which connect together like a jigsaw as the story progresses.
For Cusk, it is “a jigsaw dismantled into a heap of broken-edged pieces.”
And when things go wrong there is a great problem of putting together the jigsaw of who said what, and what was agreed.Oligarch v. Oligarch: London's Courts Attract Litigious Tycoons|Mike Giglio|July 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
To be fair, Prince Charles is also brazenly cashing in, selling a jigsaw puzzle of William and Kate at his official store.
"He'll be glad to know I'm not showing it about, or brooding over it like a bit of a jigsaw puzzle," I thought.
Through a cloud of pipe smoke, Drake was placing more pieces into the jigsaw of Sylvia Fanton's life.Queen of the Flaming Diamond|Leroy Yerxa
That's what delights Jack, picking up these links, and fitting them together like bits of jigsaw puzzles.
If convenient to a mill equipped with jigsaw and moulder they can be made up after your own patterns.Home Taxidermy for Pleasure and Profit|Albert B. Farnham
Like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, the whole picture suddenly fell into place.Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung|Victor Appleton
Word Origin for jigsaw
also jig-saw, "vertical reciprocating saw," 1855, American English, from jig with its notion of "rapid up-and-down motion" + saw (n.1). Jigsaw puzzle first recorded 1906; originally one with pieces cut by a jigsaw.