Definitions for ZINGzɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a sharp singing or whining noise, as of a bullet passing through the air.

  2. vitality, animation, or zest.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. (v.i.)to move or proceed with a sharp singing or whining noise.

  4. (v.t.)to cause to move with or as if with a sharp singing or whining noise.

  5. to blame or criticize severely.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

Origin of zing:

1910–15; imit.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. zing(noun)

    a brief high-pitched buzzing or humming sound

    "the zing of the passing bullet"

  2. dynamism, pizzazz, pizzaz, oomph, zing(noun)

    the activeness of an energetic personality


  1. zing(Noun)

    A short high-pitched humming sound, eg that made by a bullet or vibrating string.

  2. zing(Noun)

    Zest or vitality.

  3. zing(Verb)

    To move very quickly, especially while making a high-pitched hum.

  4. zing(Interjection)

    A high pitched humming sound.

  5. zing(Interjection)

    Used to acknowledge a witty comeback, a zinger.


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