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 Dictionary entry overview: What does zing mean? 

ZING (noun)
  The noun ZING has 2 senses:

1. a brief high-pitched buzzing or humming sound
2. the activeness of an energetic personality

  Familiarity information: ZING used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

ZING (noun)

Sense 1zing [BACK TO TOP]


A brief high-pitched buzzing or humming sound

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Context example:

the zing of the passing bullet

Hypernyms ("zing" is a kind of...):

sound (the sudden occurrence of an audible event)

Sense 2zing [BACK TO TOP]


The activeness of an energetic personality

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


pizzaz; pizzazz; oomph; zing; dynamism

Hypernyms ("zing" is a kind of...):

activeness; activity (the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically)

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