an electric saw with a narrow blade set in a frame, that moves with an up-and-down motion for cutting curves or ornamental patterns
also jig saw
Origin of jigsawjig, verb + saw
to cut or form with a jigsaw
A usually power-driven saw with a narrow vertical blade, used to cut sharp curves.
transitive verbjig·sawed, jig·saw·ing, jig·saws
- To cut or form with a jigsaw.
- To arrange intricately; interlock.
(third-person singular simple present jigsaws, present participle jigsawing, simple past jigsawed, past participle jigsawed or jigsawn)
- To cut something using a jigsaw.