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'zine

An unprofessional periodical publication; a non-formal, home-made magazine. =Until two years ago, I had no idea what a 'zine was. Etymology : [clipping of magazine] =Loose Lips Sink More…

’ZA

pizza The doctor who used this word probably wanted to look cool by using this shortened form of pizza. =Anyone up for ’za? Etymology : Clipping of 'pizza' =TV drama More…

Ish

(Novel creation) Shit or an unfavorable event/outcome. It is a euphemism for shit. Mostly used through metaphor to say that the object are not enjoyable or sought after. This term for shit More…

To zoo

An event during which people get together to drink large amounts of alcohol coupled with the commotion of drunkenness. =The term is most likely a metaphor with a zoo where animals are More…

Zam

to resurface the ice at an ice rink =The term “zam” as a verb is used by the ice hockey/skating community. It describes the specific function of a machine manufactured by a Zamboni More…

zap

1. To transform something into appearing gay or to appear as if done by a gay man As if you shoot it with a gun, to ‘zap’ something is to change it’s appearance to look More…

Ze/Zir

(novel creation) A pronoun used by individuals who do not fall on the binary scale of sexuality and gender. Thus, meaning the individual does not identify with male or female. Sometimes this More…

ZEBRATAUR

A creature with the torso of a human attached to the lower body of a zebra, having four legs on the zebra half and two human arms on the human half. Most likely, the cointer was seeking to More…

Zeek (3)

(Novel creation that my friend devised to serve as a nickname.) Someone who is tall, skinny and looks like a bird, very bossy with a false sense of authority. To pull a stupid move or act More…

zen

state of being without stress possible reason used: Elizabeth probably used this word to express more explicitly the feeling that she was trying to convey. This is also a new word that More…

zenful

peaceful and enigmatic; reflective of a mystical enchantment associated with Zen Buddhism. –Ful is can be glossed as ‘full of, characterized by’ and is reflective of words More…

zer-zer

(noun) A special charisma or drive for something, usually in a sports context. =It is unclear how this term evolved, it may be a regional slang (I heard it from a British speaker). It is More…

zerg

overwhelm an enemy by sending a vast number of weak, expendable units, expecting great losses but also great gains. On the internet and in online gaming, the word ‘zerg’ is More…

Zerg (1)

(Zero derivation) To completely overwhelm the enemy by vastly outnumbering the enemy as opposed to using any particular strategy. Zerg is generally used only in online references, though it More…

zerged

to be overwhelmed by weak but extremely numerous attackers. =Ex: “On Black Friday, deal-hunting shoppers utterly zerged the store.” Etymology : A noun to verb derivation of Zerg, a More…

Zerts

A short word used to refer to the word “desserts.” Zerts did not exist as a word until it was coined on the NBC television show “Parks and Recreation,” but since then, it has become very More…

zhuangbility

(Chinese sound analogy derivation) The ability of pretending to be a master of certain aspects or boasting to possess much experience and knowledgeable in certain areas, ranging from luxury More…

Zing

Said upon discovery of an unexpected change in senses. Way of describing the sensation I felt that people could imagine. =I taste a pineapple zing in this Capri Sun. Etymology : Sound More…

zing

(interjection) excessively witty expression =Used as a metaphorical extension of the term zing, and onomatopoeic word for a loud whining motor. The metaphorical meaning is that of loud or More…

zip

To compress a computer file. Now that it's established, it's much quicker to say you'll zip a file than to say you'll compress a file. Not to mention words with "z" are always more fun. More…


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