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Correct spelling:
zigzag
Definition:
A series of short, sharp angles from one side to the other; something, as a path, having such angles.

Synonyms:

adjective
bent
angular.
convoluted
circuitous, coiled, convoluted, labyrinthine, meandering, serpentine, tortuous, turning, twisting, whorled, winding.
crooked
meandering, screwy, tilted, warped, topsyturvy, askew, Incurving, Knurly, Tortile, Agee, out of shape, mis-shapen, not straight.
moving side to side
askew, awry, bent, crinkled, crooked, devious, diagonal, erratic, fluctuating, inclined, indirect, irregular, jagged, meandering, oblique, oscillating, rambling, serrated, sinuous, sloping, tortuous, transverse, twisted, twisting, winding, Undulating, Waggling, Snaking.
oblique
askew, aslant, diagonal, inclined, leaning, oblique, skewed, slanted, tilted, Bevelled, angular, awry, bent, crinkled, curved, devious, erratic, indirect, irregular, jagged, rambling, serrated, sinuous, sloping, spiral, straggling, transverse, twisted, vibratory, Falcated, Furcated, Undulatory, Waggling, furcal, loxic, thrawn.
oscillating
alternating, back and forth, fluctuating, oscillating, pulsating, teeter-totter, throbbing, vacillating, vibrating, Undulating, back-and-forth.
saw-toothed
toothed, sawtoothed.
to and fro
up and down, backward and forward, here and there, from side to side, in and out, forward and back, and fro.
adverb
all
zigzag.
noun
bend
deflection, flection, flexure, lean, loop, Curvation, deflections, zigzags, flexures.
curve
bend.
roundabout
indirect.
zigzag
crank, crooked, zag, zig.
noun, verb
wiggle
wiggle.
verb
saw
to and fro.
Examples of usage:
  1. We knew that if they found we were keeping a line, they would let the dog go their best pace and gallop alongside; so we had to zigzag, sometimes going almost back upon our own track. – On the Pampas by G. A. Henty
  2. Then he crossed the zigzag of the intervening space, but he had to touch her outstretched arm before she noticed him. – Mary Magdalen by Edgar Saltus
  3. The union of Protestantism, subscribed by a large proportion of its three hundred and seven sovereigns, ran zigzag through the country, a majority probably of the people at that moment being opposed to the Roman Church. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I. by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  4. And sure of no disturbance from the step of any native, here I often sat in a little bowered shelter of my own, well established up the rise, down which the path made zigzag, and screened from that and the bridge as well by sheaf of twigs and lop of leaves. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  5. A dazzling zigzag flash of lightning, the first of the storm, and the Ramblin' Kid saw the filly struggling in the yellow wind- whipped current. – The Ramblin' Kid by Earl Wayland Bowman

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