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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'.
zilch Noun. Nothing, zero. [Orig. U.S.]
zip it Verb. 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 Adj. Worn out, tired. Also followed by out. 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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