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Origin of zigzag

1705–15; <French; replacing earlier ziczac<French <German zickzack, gradational compound based on Zacketack1

OTHER WORDS FROM zigzag

zig·zag·ged·ness [zig-zag-id-nis], /ˈzɪgˌzæg ɪd nɪs/, noun
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Derived forms of zigzag

zigzaggedness, nounzigzagger, noun

Word Origin for zigzag

C18: from French, from German zickzack, from Zacke point, jagged projection; see tack 1
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