Etymology
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zing (n.)

1911, "high pitched sound," of echoic origin. Slang meaning "energy, zest" is attested from 1918. Verb is from 1920; meaning "to deliver a stinging witticism or retort" is by 1975.

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Definitions of zing

zing (n.)
a brief high-pitched buzzing or humming sound;
the zing of the passing bullet
zing (n.)
the activeness of an energetic personality;
Synonyms: dynamism / pizzazz / pizzaz / oomph
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