American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Informal Pleasantly stimulating: "The times are good. The living is easy. The vibes are zingy” ( Saturday Review).
- adj. Informal Exceptionally attractive or appealing: a zingy gown.
- adj. Full of zest.
“My all-time favorite is Green Zebra, followed by Flamme (both are quite zingy, which is the ideal tomato to my tongue!).”
“Scents of cinnamon, fried dough, and some kind of zingy Mexican food reached our noses all at the same time.”
“My arms felt "zingy" from using the rake but I felt normal, like nobody would really know I wasn't fine if they happened to see me.”
“It's tricky because the peppers can get kind of zingy, so you have to serve it with a warning, as it were.”
“Maybe I'm such a crank I am incapable of seeing what was so "zingy" about your reply.”
“• Stock up on tasty condiments that add flavor, such as zingy mustards, flavorful oils, chopped pickled peppers, garlic, chili and new varieties of salt.”
“It's a zingy, citrusy white and a perfect summer wine.”
“A zingy soup that's great for dinner and terrific for lunch with a sandwich, salad or dumplings.”
“Still chewing the delicious range hen—Janine used some kind of spice that made it really zingy—Jim turned idly to see the newcomer.”
“Hot-and-Sour Soup A zingy soup that's great for dinner and terrific for lunch with a sandwich, salad or dumplings.”
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