|zap||Verb. To cook food quickly in a microwave oven. [Orig. U.S.]|
|zapper||Noun. A TV remote control unit.|
|zeppelins||Noun. Women's breasts, usually implying of a large size. Probably abbreviated from a 'like a dead heat in a Zeppelin race'.|
|zhoosh||Verb. To tidy or make more attractive by styling. Also as zoosh and zhuzh. [Polari]|
|zhooshy||Adj. Stylish, attractive and extravagant, showy. Many spelling alternatives including shushy, jujjy, zuzshy. [Polari]|
|zilch||Noun. Nothing, zero. [Orig. U.S.]|
|zip it (!)||Verb./Exclam. Stop talking, shut up. Usually in the imperative. [Orig. U.S.]|
|zit||Noun. A spot, pimple or boil on the skin. [Orig. U.S.]|
|zonked (out)||Adj. Worn out, tired. E.g."Any chance we can have a rest? I can't go any further, I'm totally zonked."|
|zoot||Noun. A marijuana/cannabis cigarette, a 'joint'.|
|Z's||Noun. Sleep, a nap. Pronounced zeds. E.g."I think I'll get some z's before we leave."|
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