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Meaning of “zigzag” in the English Dictionary

"zigzag" in British English

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zigzagnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈzɪɡ.zæɡ/

zigzagverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈzɪɡ.zæɡ/ (-gg-)
(Definition of zigzag from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"zigzag" in American English

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zigzagverb [I]

 us   /ˈzɪɡ·zæɡ/ (-gg-)
to move by going first in one ​direction and then in a different ​direction, and ​continuing in this way: We zigzagged through the ​crowds of tourists in the ​museum.
(Definition of zigzag from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “zigzag”
in Korean 지그재그…
in Arabic خَط مُتَعَرِّج…
in Malaysian berliku-liku…
in French zigzag…
in Russian зигзаг…
in Chinese (Traditional) 線條, 鋸齒形線條, 之字形…
in Italian zig-zag…
in Turkish zikzak…
in Polish zygzak…
in Spanish zigzag…
in Vietnamese ngoằn ngèo…
in Portuguese ziguezague…
in Thai เป็นรูปฟันปลา…
in German Zickzack-……
in Catalan ziga-zaga…
in Japanese ジグザグ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 线条, 锯齿形线条, 之字形…
in Indonesian berkelok-kelok…
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