What does zing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. zingnoun

    a brief high-pitched buzzing or humming sound

    "the zing of the passing bullet"

  2. dynamism, pizzazz, pizzaz, oomph, zingnoun

    the activeness of an energetic personality


  1. zingnoun

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

  2. zingnoun

    Zest or vitality.

  3. zingverb

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

  4. zinginterjection

    A high pitched humming sound.

  5. zinginterjection

    Used to acknowledge a witty comeback, a zinger.


  1. zing

    Zing is a quality of excitement, attractiveness, or energy, typically characterized by a sharpness or a kind of striking appeal. It can also refer to a sudden effect or appeal, typically a witty or critical remark.

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  1. ZING

    What does ZING stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the ZING acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ZING

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Zing is ranked #91221 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Zing surname appeared 202 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Zing.

    67.3% or 136 total occurrences were Asian.
    20.3% or 41 total occurrences were White.
    8.9% or 18 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.4% or 5 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of zing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of zing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of zing in a Sentence

  1. Rachel Begun:

    The flavor is rich from the walnuts and cocoa powder, and thecombination of orange, dates and vanilla make it sweet. The ginger adds a nice touch of zing.

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