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It’s all about the patty’s neutral texture and saltiness, as complimented by the comforting blandness of half-melted American cheese, the sharp zing of pickles and mustard, and a swirl of ketchup.

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Ginger’s enlivening zing counterbalances the watermelon’s sweetness and bridges it to the more savory cucumber, while torn mint leaves, tossed in at the end, add a fourth layer of cool freshness.

The cartoons zing, whirr, and reverberate harmonically, making each entry a sort of duet.

So if you are tempted to see the Salinger documentary or read the Salinger book—if you feel that zing—by all means, go ahead.

Coffee is a great pick-me-up on to put some zing in those long Monday mornings, can be served with or without milk and/or sugar.

Or maybe, just maybe, he will zing the president on a white-hot issue dominating every waking moment for, um, some voters.

The newly fired host took advantage of a Letterman appearance to zing Current TV while admitting he had used poor judgment.

This startling announcement was immediately followed by a chorus of male voices singing with hearty gusto, Zing-a-Zing!

Quiz′ziness, oddness; Quiz′zing, raillery; Quiz′zing-glass, a single eye-glass.

One minute she was jumpin' along amongst them gravestones like a hoptoad with wings, and then—Zing!

She thought of how, at eleven o'clock the night before, her telephone had rung with the sharp zing!

The Scaritt's window-shades always rolled; their doorbell always rang with a satisfactory zing; their suction-pump never stuck.


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On this page you'll find 83 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to zing, such as: brio, dash, drive, energy, enthusiasm, and get-up-and-go.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.