verb (used with or without object), wig·wagged, wig·wag·ging.
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Origin of wigwag
OTHER WORDS FROM wigwagwigwagger, noun
Words nearby wigwag
Example sentences from the Web for wigwag
Unlike the "wigwag" system, the whole letter is shown at once.A Gunner Aboard the "Yankee"|Russell Doubleday
Mr. Wells has perfected a method of signalling by means of wigwag, light, smoke, or whistle which is as simple as it is effective.Taxidermy|Leon Luther Pray
When Frank related the story of the night, in his presence, he laughed and asked for the wigwag code which Frank had used.Boy Scouts in the Philippines|G. Harvey Ralphson
The signal outfit consists of the International Code, Navy numerals and wigwag flags.Jersey City and its Historic Sites|Harriet Phillips Eaton
But I tell you right now, after this I'm going in for wigwag work the hardest you ever saw.The Boy Scouts in the Rockies|Herbert Carter
British Dictionary definitions for wigwag
verb -wags, -wagging or -wagged
- a system of communication by flag semaphore
- the message signalled