- to move in one of the two directions followed in a zigzag course: He zigged when he should have zagged.
Origin of zig
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Historical Examples of zig
The road was much of a zig zag over the bluffs, but only about a mile before we descended to the bottom.
This stream is very crooked and seems to run from the bluffs to the river in a perfect serpentine or zig zag direction.
So he raised his net high, and zig–zagged recklessly round the trees, through the bushes, up the banks and down them.Cradock Nowell, Vol. 2 (of 3)
Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Waarop zijnde gedelibereerd, hebben Ridders en Steden zig met het voorschr.
Waarmede de heere droste van Ysselmuijden zig heeft gevoegd.
1969, from zigzag.