zap·​py ˈza-pē How to pronounce zappy (audio)
zappier; zappiest
: zippy

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Booming thunder and zappy brown-outs punctuate the stormy night (conveyed in the lighting design by Brian MacDevitt and in the sound and original music by André Pluess). Naveen Kumar, Variety, 17 Apr. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1969, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of zappy was in 1969

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“Zappy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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