Variant of zigzag
- a series of short, sharp angles or turns in alternate directions, as in a line or course
- something characterized by such a series, as a design, path, etc.
Origin: French probably ; from German zickzack, reduplicated, reduplication ; from zacke, a tooth, sharp prong or point
having the form of a zigzag: zigzag stitching
in a zigzag course