from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of zing.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • But its grip tightened on all of them a moment later, as a bullet, viciously "zinging" its way amid the rocks, clipped a little from the lobe of the ear of one of the cowboys.

    The Boy Ranchers Among the Indians or, Trailing the Yaquis

  • According to witnesses and reports in 'The Advertiser', the Ferrari was heard "zinging" down Walkerville streets before it came to a crashing halt just before noon.

    Australian Car Advice | News Blog

  • "zinging" Obama instead of trying to figure out how to stop the Republicans from using dirty politics (like pitting two historic, excellent Democratic candidates against each other in a vicious match of minutiae) to steal a third Presidential election in a row.

    Women's Space

  • Mr. Revis could sense this as Mr. Roethlisberger unleashed a throw off one foot, zinging a pass to Antonio Brown for a 14-yard completion.

    Why Jets 'Came Up Short Again'

  • His cool breath turned her nipples hard and sent a zinging jolt straight to her clitoris, turning her into a woman possessed.


  • Hers is a gorgeously personal voice, evocative in its descriptions, zinging with senses, always sharp and interesting and astute.

    Nature, Bounteous « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Pete … one can't judge yet whether McGinn's leadership is effective or not, and relying on the reports of those who fall on the wrong side of that leadership, or on other who are seeking to gain status by zinging McGinn is misguided.

    Only One Dealmaker « PubliCola

  • The Divine Sister is part of Busch's minor canon; it isn't as layered as Die, Mommie, Die!, but it's still great fun, zinging the Catholic Church and Hollywood with irreverence and good old-fashioned sass.

    Fern Siegel: Stage Door: The Divine Sister, The Screwtape Letters, Freckleface Strawberry

  • And in a way, think of the dragonfly “zinging” around.

    John Brown – the author’s official site » 2009 » December

  • It is possible that the blogs resident Bolshevik and paranoid is correct that the Chief Justice was zinging President Osama for voting against confirming him.

    Matthew Yglesias » Bygones


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.