how to pronounce zinger


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the above transcription of zinger is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

zinger is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of zinger in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… which was a zinger box meal is to get it …”

meanings of zinger


  1. An event that when experienced leaves the witness dazed, either physically or metaphorically.
  2. A very rapidly moving object, especially one that is thrown. The pitcher threw a real zinger and struck him out.
  3. An outstanding, energetic and surprising thing or person.
  4. Something to eat or drink that is tart and stimulating.
  5. A surprising or unusually pointed, humorous and impressive insult or insulting quip. My little niece let fly with the zinger that my sister was pregnant again.


  1. A surname​.

zinger frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word zinger occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics zinger can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that zinger can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to zinger


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