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n. Informal
1. A witty, often caustic remark.
2. A sudden shock, revelation, or turn of events.


a witty remarksomething that is lively, interesting, amusing, or impressive


(ˈzɪŋ ər)

1. a quick, witty, or pointed remark or retort.
2. something that surprises or shocks, as a piece of news.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zinger - 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"
comment, remark, input - a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information; "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"


n to be a real zinger (inf)wie eine Bombe einschlagen
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Zinger delivering an excellent performance as Lizzie.