Definition of zinger
1 : something causing or meant to cause interest, surprise, or shock
2 : a pointed witty remark or retort
Examples of zinger in a sentence
The candidate couldn't help getting off a zinger or two about his opponent.
First Known Use of zinger
ZINGER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of zinger for English Language Learners
: a quick and clever comment that criticizes or insults someone
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