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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…

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…

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…

Zippy

zero; nothing A nonce creation playing off the word ‘zip,’ often used to stand for zero. The author of the review using it simply wanted to rhyme a term meaning More…

zippy

(pejoration) seemingly smart or competent person, yet could be somewhat careless and ignore certain details. =Zippy originally is an adjective, meaning quick and energetic. This word shows More…


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