verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of zing
adjective, zing·i·er, zing·i·est.
Origin of zingy
Examples from the Web for zinging
Pop, pop, pop, Ali—then Cassius Clay—surrounded the lumbering Scandinavian with zinging leather.The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull|Mark Jacobson|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tracer bullets, each with a descending arc, were zinging all around as Rigg swung LCI(L)-88 to the right.The Story of the American Journalists Who Landed on D-Day|Timothy M. Gay|June 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This is beautiful expository writing, a combination of detailed, spellbinding narrative, and zinging judgment.
A dozen times he sensed the zinging wrath of storms of bullets, a dozen times he escaped death by the breadth of a hair.
Word Origin for zing
adjective -gier or -giest
1911, "high pitched sound," 1918, of echoic origin. Slang meaning "energy, zest" is attested from 1918.