Definition of


  1. (noun, shape) an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions

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Synonyms of Zag

zig, zigzag

Alternate forms of Zag

Hypernyms: angular shape, angularity

Origin of the word Zag

  1. 1793, from zig-zag (q.v.). more

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Words that sound like Zag

z, z-axis, zea, zee, zeus, zhou, zig, zig-zag, zigzag, zizz, zoic, zoisia, zoo, zoysia, zu, zweig

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