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
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.
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: 1965
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Definition of zine for English Language Learners
: 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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