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  • adv. In a zingy way.


zingy +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)


  • Chic navy trousers teamed with zingily printed blouses were grown-up, city-ready and elegant. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • There is banter about erections and peeing and strange types of sneezing; quite a lot of it - such as an on-going gag about having sex while listening to earnest strummers Third Eye Blind - is quite funny, but it's not so funny or as zingily exchanged that you'll be under any illusion this is a friskier, up-to-date version of classic screwball. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • We lazed the afternoon away on vast cushions that the hotel had thoughtfully scattered on the lawn that runs down to the Azmak and strolled along its banks for dinner: zingily fresh whole sea bass and bream for under a tenner each.

    The Guardian World News

  • Morito offers the chance to try lots of different dishes, all just as well sourced and prepared, and zingily spiced, as in the main restaurant, for a bargain price.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Even in the most prosaic modern ­staging, the action is zingily accessible.

    Evening Standard - Home


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