zing for learners of EnglishPowered by COBUILD (zɪŋ)
uncountable noun [oft aN]
If you refer to the zing in someone or something, you mean the quality that makes them lively or interesting. [informal] ⇒ He just lacked that extra zing. ⇒ There's nothing like fresh basil to put a zing into a tomato sauce.