- full of zest; piquant: a zesty salad dressing.
- energetic; active: zesty trading in growth stocks.
Origin of zesty
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Examples from the Web for zesty
It's a wonderfully playful, zesty turn that sees the 30-year-old dominate every scene he's in.Oscar Season Kicks Off in Toronto: Channing Tatum, Kristen Stewart, and More Court Awards Glory
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In the June debate in New Hampshire, Michele Bachmann made a splash with her energetic, zesty, self-confident performance.The Debate Losers: All Eight GOP Candidates
August 12, 2011
Buttery and zesty, this dessert is the taste of desserts to come.What to Eat: Spring Feast
March 9, 2010
Natural Port du Salut type described as "zesty" by some of the best purveyors of domestic cheeses.The Complete Book of Cheese
Robert Carlton Brown
Word Origin and History for zesty
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