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zing

1. noun, informal A particularly witty or cutting remark. She fired back with a zing that put Tom in his place. He filled his speech with humorous zings aimed at various people in the audience.
2. verb, informal To make such a remark at the expense of someone else. My mother won't hesitate to zing you if you say something foolish. The article made a point of zinging everyone who was in charge of the debacle.
3. interjection, informal An exclamation uttered aloud to emphasize or draw attention to a particularly witty or cutting remark. A: "I just heard that Tom was arrested for selling bogus travel-insurance." B: "I guess the only thing he ended up insuring was a one-way ticket to the slammer." C: "Haha, zing!"

zings

slang Sharp, shooting pains. I keep getting zings in my right thigh. My doctor thinks it might be nerve damage from the accident. I've never gotten the zings after having my teeth whitened, but I know that it is an issue that affects a lot people who try it for the first time.
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zing

1. n. energy; dynamism. Put some zing into this dance number. You wanna put the audience to sleep?
2. tv. to make something penetrate; to shoot or fire something. The kid zinged a paper clip into the wall.
3. tv. to assault someone verbally. She zinged him with another clever remark.

zings

n. the delirium tremens. The old guy was suffering from the zings.
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