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Meanings of Zeugma:

noun

A figure of speech in which a word applies to two others in different senses (e.g. john and his driving licence expired last week ).

Meanings of Zeugmas:

noun

A figure of speech in which a word applies to two others in different senses (e.g. john and his driving licence expired last week ).

Meanings of Zeugmatically:

adverb

In a zeugmatic manner; so as to involve zeugma.

Meanings of Zeunerite:

noun

A mineral consisting of a hydrated arsenate of uranium and copper, typically occurring as bright green prisms.

Zeus

zjuːs

Meanings of Zeus:

proper noun

The supreme god, the son of cronus (whom he dethroned) and rhea, and husband of hera. zeus was the protector and ruler of humankind, the dispenser of good and evil, and the god of weather and atmospheric phenomena (such as rain and thunder).

noun

In greek mythology (= ancient stories), the greatest of the gods, the god of the sky and the weather, who ruled over human beings and the other gods

Usage examples:

Before zeus hurled his first thunderbolt from olympus, the pre-greek people occupying the land pres…

Meanings of Zeuxian:

adjective

Of, relating to, or characteristic of zeuxis or his art; especially characterized by a high level of realism, or by the combination of individual elements considered to represent the best of their kind to form an ideal whole.

Zho

ʒəʊ

Meanings of Zho:

noun

A hybrid of a cow and a yak.

Usage examples:

Each family owns some goats, cows and dzos (yak-cow).

Zhoosh

ʒʊʒ

Meanings of Zhoosh:

verb

To make something more interesting or attractive by changing it slightly or adding something to it

Usage examples:

The stylist said he would zhuzh up the outfit with a hat., i zhoozhed my cushions to make the place…

Ziff

zɪf

Meanings of Ziff:

noun

A beard.

Meanings of Zig:

noun

A sharp change of direction in a zigzag course.

Usage examples:

He went round and round in zigs and zags
verb

Make a sharp change of direction.

Usage examples:

We zigged to the right

Meanings of Zigged:

verb

Make a sharp change of direction.

Usage examples:

We zigged to the right
noun

A sharp change of direction in a zigzag course.

Usage examples:

He went round and round in zigs and zags

Zigging

ˈzɪɡ.zæɡ

Meanings of Zigging:

verb

Make a sharp change of direction.

Usage examples:

We zigged to the right
noun

A sharp change of direction in a zigzag course.

Usage examples:

He went round and round in zigs and zags

Ziggurat

ˈzɪɡ.ə.ræt

Meanings of Ziggurat:

noun

(in ancient mesopotamia) a rectangular stepped tower, sometimes surmounted by a temple. ziggurats are first attested in the late 3rd millennium bc and probably inspired the biblical story of the tower of babel (gen. 11:1–9).

Usage examples:

Stepped pyramids known as ziggurats survive from the 3rd millennium bc in mesopotamia.

Ziggurats

ˈzɪɡʊrat

Meanings of Ziggurats:

noun

(in ancient mesopotamia) a rectangular stepped tower, sometimes surmounted by a temple. ziggurats are first attested in the late 3rd millennium bc and probably inspired the biblical story of the tower of babel (gen. 11:1–9).

Usage examples:

Stepped pyramids known as ziggurats survive from the 3rd millennium bc in mesopotamia.

Zigs

ˈzɪɡ.zæɡ

Meanings of Zigs:

noun

A sharp change of direction in a zigzag course.

Usage examples:

He went round and round in zigs and zags
verb

Make a sharp change of direction.

Usage examples:

We zigged to the right

Zigzag

ˈzɪɡ.zæɡ

Meanings of Zigzag:

noun

A line or course having abrupt alternate right and left turns.

Usage examples:

She traced a zigzag on the metal with her finger
adjective

Having the form of a zigzag; veering alternately to right and left.

Usage examples:

When chased by a predator, some animals take a zigzag course
adverb

So as to move right and left alternately.

Usage examples:

She drives zigzag across the city
verb

Have or move along in a zigzag course.

Usage examples:

The path zigzagged between dry rises in the land

Meanings of Zigzagged:

adjective

Marked with or in the form of a zigzag.

Usage examples:

Colourful zigzagged knitwear
verb

Have or move along in a zigzag course.

Usage examples:

The path zigzagged between dry rises in the land

Past simple and past participle of zigzag

Zigzags

ˈzɪɡ.zæɡ

Meanings of Zigzags:

noun

A line or course having abrupt alternate right and left turns.

Usage examples:

She traced a zigzag on the metal with her finger
verb

Have or move along in a zigzag course.

Usage examples:

The path zigzagged between dry rises in the land
adjective

Having the form of a zigzag; veering alternately to right and left.

Usage examples:

When chased by a predator, some animals take a zigzag course
adverb

So as to move right and left alternately.

Usage examples:

She drives zigzag across the city

Zilch

zɪltʃ

Meanings of Zilch:

pronoun

Nothing.

Usage examples:

They knew absolutely zilch about rock 'n' roll
determiner

Not any; no.

Usage examples:

The character has zilch class
noun

Nothing

Usage examples:

Tom knew zilch about sports.

Meanings of Zill:

noun

A type of cymbal traditionally used in turkish and middle eastern music or dance; especially a small cymbal of a kind usually played in pairs, being attached to the fingers and thumb and struck together to make a sound.

Meanings of Zilla:

noun

An administrative district in india, containing several parganas.

Usage examples:

The zilla parishad

Meanings of Zillion:

cardinal number

An extremely large number of people or things.

Usage examples:

We had zillions of customers
noun

An extremely large number or amount

Usage examples:

There were zillions of people to help you, all the time.

Zillions

ˈzɪl.jən

Meanings of Zillions:

cardinal number

An extremely large number of people or things.

Usage examples:

We had zillions of customers
noun

An extremely large number or amount

Usage examples:

There were zillions of people to help you, all the time.

Meanings of Zillionth:

ordinal number

Used to emphasize that something has happened repeatedly many times.

Usage examples:

For the zillionth time, it's not a big deal

Meanings of Zillionths:

ordinal number

Used to emphasize that something has happened repeatedly many times.

Usage examples:

For the zillionth time, it's not a big deal

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