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zing

colloquial(ly) 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 witty wording.
Etymology : From zing, an onomatopoeia for loud, first used in the early 1900s.
Source : "Do I turn right here or left?" "Wrong! Zing!" (December 2011)
Last modified: 6 December 2011


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