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Meaning of zap

zap means: To attack in some way... non-physical... for example with an imaginary ray gun. It seems to have come into favour with the advent of science fiction but has stayed the course. Now used to cover actual violence as well, especially if you win "I zapped him and he went down like a sack of spuds!".

Meaning of za

za means: Abbreviation of "pizza"; used as "Let's call Domino's and order up some za?")

Meaning of Zebbled

Zebbled means: Lack of foreskin. Term of abuse used in boys changing rooms as an offensive term of address directed towards those in circumcised minority."

Meaning of zef

zef means: Lower class individual. To say about someone "He's dressed like a zef!" was considered really rude.

Meaning of zephir

zephir means: Homosexual. Not just practicing but extremely active and skilled.

Meaning of zero-hero

zero-hero means: The "designated driver". Someone who doesn't drink alcohol at a social gathering etc so that those who do drink can drive home in safety.

Meaning of Zilch

Zilch means: None, nothing, zero, empty.

Meaning of zinc

zinc means: Not remotely trendy and something to be avoided. e.g. If someone had their hair cut and the fringe was cut extremely straight, and abnormally short, then that would be a 'zinc'

Meaning of zit

zit means: A pimple, spot, any skin blemish Geoff Hughes remarks, that it's interesting to note that before the 1980's it was unheard of in the UK. However, around that time an English comedian named Jasper Carrott visited America and returned with the word as part of his act. Following a good deal of initial amusement among school-kids the word has become standard slang.

Meaning of zoftig

zoftig means: Pleasantly plump in a womanly sense.

Slang words, phrases and definitions

Meaning of à tout propos

à tout propos means: on every occasion

Meaning of à tout prix

à tout prix means: at all costs

Meaning of à tout allure

à tout allure means: at full speed, at top speed

Meaning of à tort et à travers

à tort et à travers means: randomly, haphazardly

Meaning of à tire-larigot 

à tire-larigot  means: a lot (always at the end of a sentence, not used much anymore). 1. Il y en avait à tire-larigot.

Meaning of à temps

à temps means: in time

Meaning of à tel enseigne que

à tel enseigne que means: so much so that

Meaning of a son/ton/mon sujet

a son/ton/mon sujet means: about him/her/you/me

Meaning of à son insu

à son insu means: without someone’s knowing

Meaning of à propos de

à propos de means: about; concerning; with regard to. 1. Je voulais vous parler à propos de ce projet.

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