a style of dance music that originated in Guadeloupe and Martinique, featuring Caribbean rhythms over a disco beat and played with electric guitars and synthesizers.
a style of dance music that combines African and Latin American rhythms and uses electronic instruments and modern studio technology
Creole French, “party,” from zouker “engage in unrestrained social activity.”
(used as a mild oath.) Historical Examples zounds, sir, do you call it civilization to see hundreds of fields turned out to persimmon bushes and broom sedge? The Jucklins Opie Read zounds, says the Surgeon in a surprize, what, my Wife dine at your House! The Tricks of the Town: or, Ways and Means of […]
a brand name for acyclovir.
(used to express keen pleasure, astonishment, approval, etc.) Contemporary Examples Wowzie, zowie, that was quite a throw-down at McCain and Graham. Ya Think Susan Rice Is Happy Today? Michael Tomasky November 13, 2012 Historical Examples And, zowie, how the second will lay for you and hand it to you! Left Tackle Thayer Ralph Henry Barbour […]
any of several low-growing grasses of the genus Zoysia, especially Z. matrella, native to tropical Asia and widely used for lawns. noun any creeping perennial grass of the genus Zoysia, of warm dry regions, having short stiffly pointed leaves: often used for lawns