Definition of zed in English:


Line breaks: zed
Pronunciation: /zɛd


  • The letter Z.
    More example sentences
    • A toque is a hat, a chesterfield is a couch, and it's pronounced zed, not zee, zed!
    • I keep putting too many dees and zeds in your name.
    • It is a series of numbers, hyphens, naughts, strokes, and zeds.


late Middle English: from French zède, via late Latin from Greek zēta (see zeta).

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