Pronunciation: (zing'ur), [key]
1. a quick, witty, or pointed remark or retort: During the debate she made a couple of zingers that deflated the opposition.
2. a surprise, shock, or piece of electrifying news: The President's resignation was a real zinger.
3. a person or thing that has vitality or animation or produces startling results.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.