\ ˈzēn How to pronounce zine (audio) \

Definition of zine

: magazine especially : a noncommercial often homemade or online publication usually devoted to specialized and often unconventional subject matter a feminist zine

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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 on the Web The online platform for Grind Pretty launched years ago, and this July Grind Pretty launched its first quarterly subscription box, equipped with lifestyle and beauty products as well as a 30-page ‘zine. Shalwah Evans, Essence, "Grind Pretty Founder Mimi J. Pays It Forward With Platform And New Box Service," 1 Aug. 2019 Sellout!’ Girls were throwing riot grrrl zines at me and stuff. Lisawhill, Longreads, "Live Through This: Courtney Love at 55," 9 July 2019 Panichgul plans to publish the zine four times a year. Nicole Phelps, Vogue, "Introducing HommeGirls, the New “Passion Project” of Designer Thakoon Panichgul," 3 June 2019 This was an early Baltimore punk and hardcore zine called NRG. Sameer Rao, baltimoresun.com, "One man’s story story of Baltimore punk rock in 5 artifacts," 31 July 2019 In a recent interview in Outdoor Voices’ new zine and digital platform, called The Recreationalist, fellow activewear founder Ty Haney asked Wilson about his outdated views. Cory Stieg, refinery29.com, "Lululemon's Founder Says Technology Made Us "Lazy & Fat"," 25 July 2019 The Pitchfork Music Festival, one of the city’s premier summer music fests, includes Bookfork, a pop-up tent inside the festival featuring readings, interviews with musicians, and book and zine distribution. Britt Julious, chicagotribune.com, "826Fork is a music fest that gets its sonic inspiration from the words of youngsters," 3 July 2019 The website will soon feature an e-commerce component powered by rewardStyle making the zine’s editorials shoppable. Nicole Phelps, Vogue, "Introducing HommeGirls, the New “Passion Project” of Designer Thakoon Panichgul," 3 June 2019 That includes a zine of Pepe images that preach love. Joshua Bote, USA TODAY, "InfoWars to part with Pepe the Frog — now an alt-right 'hate symbol' — in $15,000 suit," 11 June 2019

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First Known Use of zine

1965, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for zine

-zine (as in fanzine)

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“Zine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zine?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=z&file=zine001v. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of zine

informal : 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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