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American Slang/Idioms starting with Z
: To destroy, kill, or inflict pain with some kind of an electric current. Someone can be "zapped by an electrical current", "zapped by a laser gun", "zapped by lightning", etc.
Zs (pronounced "zeez")
Zip (or Zilch)
Zip around (v.)
: To move around very quickly (from place to place).
ex: "Whatever you do, don't pop that zit."
Zone out (v.)
: To space out; to drift off mentally.
ex: "I always zone out when my parents lecture me about stuff."
: Some people still use this in its original meaning ("very tired"), but in modern slang it usually means "very high on drugs".
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