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zi nger

  • n  a striking or amusing or caustic remark
    he always greeted me with a new zinger
    she tried to think of some killer of an argument, a real zinger that would disarm all opposition

  • It was such an easy target that even the widely unloved Richard Nixon could get off a zinger.
  • His face lit up, his eyes danced, and he couldn't resist the pleasure of the zinger, even though it undercut his intended message and might cost him support down the road.
  • Never lost her temper, her focus or her cool, and even dispatched a crowd-pleasing Dick Cheney zinger.
News & Articles

  • Markey-Gomez debate scorecard
    Most improved: Gabriel Gomez. He was more soft-spoken and less harsh, while still getting some jabs in at Ed Markey’s longevity in Washington. Markey kept his cool but didn’t succeed in making Gomez out to be an evil Republican. Best zinger: Gomez wins for this: “You are Washington, D.C., and you own the national debt, Sir.” Markey’s best effort: “Subsidizing oil companies to drill is like ...
    June 12, 2013 - Boston Herald
  • Giving hope, encouragement to those fighting cancer
    Professional golfer Paul Azinger’s world “changed in an instant” in 1993 when his doctor said three words that changed his life: You have cancer.
    June 11, 2013 - West University Examiner
  • The Blockbuster is Back.
    KFC Canada Fans Can Eat Like a Hero when Zinger Double Down Returns on June 10th
    June 10, 2013 - Marketwire

  • Phil Mickelson in USA Today
    Zinger in 2010,Phil Mickelson said after the Americans reclaimed possession of the Ryder Cup.
  • Justin Leonard in USA Today
    I told Zinger, you know, I felt like I had some more in the tank,Leonard said. "I wasn't sure how much. And I think he wants me to be ready for tomorrow. ...... I'm going to use this rest to my advantage."
  • Lee Westwood in SportingNews.com
    Probably ours, just purely by the fact that Zinger has got four picks and he can pick experience if he wants,Westwood said. "Which he will probably do."

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