\ˈzilch \

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Most of these areas have been leased and drilled, with zilch results. Tim Bradner, Anchorage Daily News, "Offshore oil leasing evokes sense of deja vu in Alaska," 17 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of zilch

1956, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for zilch

origin unknown

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zilch

noun

English Language Learners Definition of zilch

: nothing at all

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