Pronunciation: (zing),[key] —n. 1. vitality, animation, or zest.
2. a quality or characteristic that excites the interest, enthusiasm, etc.: a tourist town with lots of zing. 3. a sharp singing or whining noise, as of a bullet passing through the air.
—v.i. 1. to move or proceed with a sharp singing or whining noise: The cars zinged down the highway. 2. to move or proceed with speed or vitality; zip.
—v.t. 1. to cause to move with or as with a sharp, singing or whining noise: The pitcher zinged a slider right over the plate. 2. Slang.to blame or criticize severely: City Hall always gets zinged when crime increases.