Definition of zine
: magazine; especially : a noncommercial often homemade or online publication usually devoted to specialized and often unconventional subject matter a feminist zine
Examples of zine in a Sentence
a small cadre of students have taken to producing their own underground zine in order to satirize many of the university's most sacred cows
Recent Examples of zine from the Web
Microsoft’s e-zine Slate, which canned its plans to charge online readers, is offering a print version—for $70 a year.
The scene exploded in the 1990s, when tens of thousands of zines were made thanks to new publication tools like the photocopier.
This is just the latest foray into new territory for Mass Appeal, founded in 1996 as a graffiti 'zine.
Wonderspace’s free workshops, are a great place to get a feel for D.I.Y. zine-making.
Some of them publish zines or have Web sites, or comment in online communities.
That was the dynamic that fueled the hacker zines, in which the owners got owned.
There are also literary zine collections housed in universities such as the University of Iowa and New York University.
Sound Practices: A Journal Of Audio Technology, which is hands-down the hippest and most controversial hi-fi 'zine, reverses the common belief that the hi-fi gear of the '30s, '40s, and '50s sucked and that modern components sound superior.
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Origin and Etymology of zine
-zine (as in fanzine)
First Known Use: 1965See Words from the same year
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: a small magazine that is written by people who are not professional writers and that usually has stories about a particular subject
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