One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘The chef's salad was mostly iceberg lettuce - depressing in the winter, but a cooling crunch in the summer - with a zingy vinaigrette.’
- ‘It also had a creamy dressing, which isn't exactly what I expected, but it was zingy and didn't taste commercial.’
- ‘We can't repackage politics in a zingy way to make it more interesting to young people if they're not interested.’
- ‘She'd boil a dozen eggs to use later for deviled eggs - hers were zingy with mayo, sharp mustard, bit of vinegar, the perfunctory paprika.’
- ‘Try to avoid putting flame bright colours next to wishy-washy pink, or vice versa, but don't be afraid to mix bright colours in zingy combinations.’
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