from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An inexpensively produced, self-published, underground publication: I often contributed cartoons and essays to other people's 'zines, so why didn't I just buckle down and start my own? ( Pagan Kennedy).
  • n. An e-zine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A low-circulation, non-commercial publication of original or appropriated texts and images, especially one of minority interest.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A publication similar to a magazine{4} but in electronic rather than printed form, maintained as data files on a computer and accessible via the world wide web.


Short for magazine.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Shortened from magazine. (Wiktionary)



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