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zing

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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zingzing1 /zɪŋ/ noun [uncountable] informal  CTENERGETICthe quality of being full of energy or taste Lemon juice adds zing to drinks.zingy adjective
Examples from the Corpus
zingHis fewer statements lack that old zing.A second zing sailed out into the water.A little chili pepper will add some zing to the sauce.The tennis racquet bounced off her tender bum with all the zing of a good forehand drive.That drive for commonality took the zing out of the creative process and seriously dampened the competition of ideas.
zingzing2 verb [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]  informalFAST/QUICK to move quickly, making a whistling noise syn whistlezing past/off He could hear the bullets zinging past his head.→ See Verb table
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zingWe watch the insects in the headlights zinging back and forth without apparent logic.
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zing
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyzing
he, she, itzings
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyzinged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave zinged
he, she, ithas zinged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad zinged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill zing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have zinged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam zinging
he, she, itis zinging
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you, we, theyare zinging
Past
I, he, she, itwas zinging
you, we, theywere zinging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been zinging
he, she, ithas been zinging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been zinging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be zinging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been zinging
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