For Halloween, Public Policy Polling is asking Americans questions about the zombie apocalypse.
As Brad Pitt battles zombie hordes, an unusual new take on the zombie novel has just appeared on bookshelves.
Dear Reader, get ready for Mr. Darcy to kick some zombie ass.
Megan clearly reminds him of Penny, the daughter he lost and kept locked away even after she turned into a zombie.
About: Four survivors fight off the zombie apocalypse while searching for a place to call home.
It was soon plain that she was a zombie with about ten words in her vocabulary.
No one was in the stores, and no one was bothering with the zombie maze.
A huge, zombie form—the ugliest part of this night of anguish and distortion.
A mad enterprise indeed—a ghost and a zombie, going to seek out a foe whose numbers and whose might grew ever more apparent.
I logged back in and there I was, still on the deck of the zombie Charger, waiting for someone to wind me up.
1871, of West African origin (cf. Kikongo zumbi "fetish;" Kimbundu nzambi "god"), originally the name of a snake god, later with meaning "reanimated corpse" in voodoo cult. But perhaps also from Louisiana creole word meaning "phantom, ghost," from Spanish sombra "shade, ghost." Sense "slow-witted person" is recorded from 1936.
[origin uncertain; perhaps fr an African word akin to nzambi, ''god''; perhaps fr Louisiana Creole, ''phantom, ghost,'' fr Spanish sombra, ''shade, ghost''; popularized by horror stories and movies featuring the walking dead persons of voodoo belief]