Words That Start With Z
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50 Words That Start With Z That Will Zap Your Brain

Oh Z, the last letter of the alphabet. This beautiful little letter actually starts off some pretty spectacular words. Read on to impress your friends with all the words you know that start with the letter Z.

Zamboni

(n) a machine that smoothes the ice in an ice skating rink

Words That Start With Z
Words That Start With Z

Zaftig

(adj) having a full, rounded figure; plump

Zany

(adj) amusingly unconventional: tomfoolery

Zap

(v) strike suddenly, with force

Zarf

(n) an ornamental metal cup-shaped holder for coffee

Zarnder

(n) popular in the 1900s, it is a women’s loose ringlet of hair worn over one shoulder

Zawn

(n) an isolated sandy cave in a coastal cliff

Zazzy

(adj) 1960s slang for something flashy or colorful

Zeal

(n) a feeling of strong eagerness

Zealotry

(n) excessive and uncompromising intolerance of opposing views

Zealous

(adj) Active interest and enthusiasm

Zeaxanthin

(n) main pigment in yellow indian corn

Zebra

(n) an animal characterized by black and white stripes

Zebu

(n) a domesticated ox having a hump back and long horns

Zelotypia

(n) excessive jealousy

Zemni

(n) blind mole-rat

Zep

(n) a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll filled with meats and cheeses

Words That Start With Z
Words That Start With Z

Zephyr

(n) a slight, usually refreshing wind

Zeppole

(n) a large doughnut

Zest

(adj) vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment

Zeugma

(n) a figure of speech in which a word applies to two others in different senses

Ziff

(n) an old Australian slang word for beard

Zibib

(n) a colorless alcoholic drink made from raisins

Zidovudine

(n) an antiviral drug used in the treatment of AIDS

Zigzag

(n) a line or course having abrupt alternate right and left turns

Zilch

(n) a quantity of no importance

Zillion

(number) a very large indefinite number

Zing

(n) the activeness of an energetic personality

Zinger

(n) a striking or caustic remark

Zippy

(adj) quick and energetic

Zirconia

(n) a white crystalline oxide

Zither

(n) a musical stringed instrument

Ziti

(n) a medium-sized tubular pasta

Zizz

(n) a whizzing or buzzing sound

Zombie

(n) a dead body that has been brought back to life by supernatural forces

Zone

(n) a circumscribed geographical region

Words That Start With Z
Words That Start With Z

Zoocephalic

(adj) part of mythology, gods/mythical beings with the head of an animal

Zoographer

(n) an artist that specializes in drawing animals

Zoolite

(n) the fossil of an animal

Zoonosis

(n) a disease that can be transferred from animals to humans

Zoophagous

(adj) feeding on other animals

Zoophobia

(n) fear of animals

Zori

(n) a sandal attached to the foot by a thing over the toes

Zoster

(n) a girdle

Words That Start With Z
Words That Start With Z

Zowerswopped

(adj) grumpy or ill-natured, can be traced back to old English dialect

Zuppa

(n) a soup or chowder

Zwitterion

(n) a molecule or ion having separate positive and negative charged groups

Words That Start With Z
Words That Start With Z

Zydeco

(n) music of southern Louisiana that combines French dance melodies with Caribbean music

Zygote

(n) the cell resulting from the union of an ovum and a spermatozoon

Zymurgy

(n) the study or practice of fermentation in brewing/winemaking/distilling TC mark

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