verb (used with object)
Origin of zest
Synonyms for zest
Examples from the Web for zestless
Historical Examples of zestless
Success in suppressing the precivilized qualities of the boy results in a "zestless automaton" that is something less than a man.The Minister and the Boy
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.