zigzag

n.

  1. Something that has short turns or angles.
  2. A molding running in a zigzag line; a chevron, or series of chevrons. See Illust. of Chevron, 3.
  3. See Boyau.

a.

  1. Having short, sharp turns; running this way and that in an onward course.

v. t.

  1. To form with short turns.

v. i.

  1. To move in a zigzag manner; also, to have a zigzag shape.