(used in exclamatory phrases as a mild oath.) Historical Examples Halfway down the stairs I asked it again, and again received no answer save a zooks! By order of the company Mary Johnston zooks, parson, you remember how he recommended the veather o’ her to me. The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling Henry Fielding […]
zoolagnia zoolagnia zo·o·lag·ni·a (zō’ə-lāg’nē-ə) n. Sexual attraction to animals.
the science or branch of biology dealing with animals. a treatise on zoology. the animal life of a particular region. Contemporary Examples Wood was born in northern England in 1965 the son of a professor of zoology at Durham University who is also a priest. James Wood Gets Personal Jimmy So December 20, 2012 Historical […]
a specialist in . Contemporary Examples The zoologist at University of Tubingen in Germany gave a bunch of spiders some LSD. Zebra Finches, Dolphins, Elephants, and More Animals Under the Influence Bill Schulz December 30, 2014 The girls all had day jobs; one worked as a graphic artist, another as a zoologist. Burma’s First Girl […]
to move quickly or suddenly with a loud humming or buzzing sound: cars zooming by on the freeway. to fly an airplane suddenly and sharply upward at great speed for a short distance, as in regaining altitude, clearing an obstacle, or signaling. Movies, Television. to bring a subject, scene, etc., into closeup or cause it […]