zizz

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n zizz a nap "Arthur's taking a short zizz"
    • n zizz a buzzing or whizzing sound "a nasty zizz in the engine"
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Usage

In literature:

Then the doors would be slammed shut, all the clerks flew to arms, up ran the consular flag, and zizz!
"Tartarin of Tarascon" by Alphonse Daudet
Still farther along, Bobo came to Zizz, the capital city of the Kingdom of the Seven Brooks, and was taken before the King himself.
"The Firelight Fairy Book" by Henry Beston
Then the doors would be slammed shut, all the clerks flew to arms, up ran the consular flag, and zizz!
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 11" by Various
It glowed and fairly zizzed with colour, and had that radiating, vibrating quality that things have in the hot sunshine.
"Confessions of an Opera Singer" by Kathleen Howard
Leaning trolleys went zizzing along the banked highways, and at the ends of the unpaved avenues there were flat gleams of the lake.
"A Woman of Genius" by Mary Austin
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