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See also: Zinger
- Rhymes: -ɪŋə(ɹ)
zinger (plural zingers)
- (informal) A very rapidly moving object, especially one that is thrown.
- The pitcher threw a real zinger and struck him out.
- (informal) A surprising or unusually pointed or telling remark.
- My little niece let fly with the zinger that my sister was pregnant again.
- (informal) An event that when experienced leaves the witness dazed, either physically or metaphorically.
- I was still reeling from the zinger of seeing my ex on a date with my best friend.
- (informal) An outstanding, energetic and surprising thing or person.
- (surprising, pointed, or telling remark): one-liner