verb (used with object)
Origin of zest
Synonyms for zest
Examples from the Web for zested
Historical Examples of zested
Miss Matilda was aware of a slackening from the keen excitement and zested peril of their escape.Where the Pavement Ends
Word Origin for zest
1670s, from French zeste "piece of orange or lemon peel used as a flavoring," of unknown origin. Sense of "thing that adds flavor" is 1709; that of "keen enjoyment" first attested 1791.