verb (used with object), zapped, zap·ping.
verb (used without object), zapped, zap·ping.
Words nearby zap
Origin of zap
OTHER WORDS FROM zapzap·per, noun
Examples from the Web for zapped
This perfect persona Lopez has created has zapped her of much of her relatability, especially in her music.Jennifer Lopez’s ‘A.K.A.’ Is Terrible. What Happened to Her Music?|Kevin Fallon|June 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Usually, it is Republicans who get zapped by stepping on the “third rail” of Social Security.Barack Obama’s Herbert Hoover Budget a Political Boon for Republicans|Lloyd Green|April 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A boy named Andy Maguire is zapped with high-energy “Parker Particles,” and a new hero is born—Alpha.
Most can be removed surgically, or zapped with an intense blast of radiation to stop their growth.Sheryl Crow’s Meningioma, an Exceedingly Common Brain Tumor|Daniel Stone|June 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Roland Martin, as you probably know, got zapped for a couple of errant tweets during the Super Bowl.Why Do Journalists Keep Self Destructing on Twitter|Howard Kurtz|February 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for zapped
verb zaps, zapping or zapped
- to clear from the screen
- to erase