[ zeez ]
/ ziz /
noun (used with a plural verb) Slang.
sleep (often used with grab, catch, etc.): to grab some z's before dinner.
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Origin of z's
First recorded in 1960–65; from the conventional use of a series of z's to represent snoring
Definition for z's (2 of 2)
[ zee or, esp. British, zed; Archaic iz-erd ]
/ zi or, esp. British, zɛd; Archaic ˈɪz ərd /
noun, plural Z's or Zs, z's or zs.
the 26th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
any spoken sound represented by the letter Z or z, as in zero, zigzag, or buzzer.
something having the shape of a Z.
a written or printed representation of the letter Z or z.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter Z or z.
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