noun• informal , chiefly North American
- 1A striking or amusing remark: open a speech with a zingerMore example sentences
witticism, quip, joke; criticism, dig, poke
- Heckart, as Baker, unexpectedly storms into Don's apartment like a tornado, approaching every flaw of Don's apartment with a zinger or guilt-inducing remark.
- Stripping aside the zingers and hyperbole, you get a fairly clear picture of the respective strategies for the summer campaign.
- Small forward Sheri Sam had a zinger for every media question asked.
- 1.1An outstanding person or thing: a zinger of a shotMore example sentences
- In my experience of photographing people, shots one to four can invariably be junked, shot five often has some comedic value, but shot six is usually a zinger.
- The band knew what they were doing by recording an album with more soaring, soulful and dramatic songs than short, instant-single zingers.
- And I wish I could say that I found it to be a real zinger.