verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of zing
Examples from the Web for zing
So if you are tempted to see the Salinger documentary or read the Salinger book—if you feel that zing—by all means, go ahead.
Coffee is a great pick-me-up on to put some zing in those long Monday mornings, can be served with or without milk and/or sugar.
Or maybe, just maybe, he will zing the president on a white-hot issue dominating every waking moment for, um, some voters.
The newly fired host took advantage of a Letterman appearance to zing Current TV while admitting he had used poor judgment.Keith Olbermann’s Late-Night Offensive in His War Against Current TV|Howard Kurtz|April 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And Julianna thanked Les Moonves for keeping dramas on at 10 o'clock, zing Jeff Zucker.
It looked as if we were going to win the game, and then zing!Pitching in a Pinch|Christy Mathewson
When you hear the zing of a spent bullet or the sharp crack of an explosive you know it has passed you.World's War Events, Vol. I|Various
One minute she was jumpin' along amongst them gravestones like a hoptoad with wings, and then—Zing!Galusha the Magnificent|Joseph C. Lincoln
Zinckenite, zing′ken-īt, n. a grayish mineral consisting of the sulphides of antimony and lead.
Zing, zing, zing—I hate your old heat a-singin' in my ears all the gosh-blamed time!
British Dictionary definitions for zing
Word Origin for zing
Word Origin and History for zing
1911, "high pitched sound," 1918, of echoic origin. Slang meaning "energy, zest" is attested from 1918.