Definition of "z" [z]

  • (noun) The 26th letter of the modern English alphabet.
  • (noun) Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter z.
  • (noun) The 26th in a series.
  • (noun) Something shaped like the letter Z.
  • (noun) Slang Sleep.
  • (noun) the 26th and last letter and the 20th consonant of the modern English alphabet
  • (noun) a speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually a voiced alveolar fricative, as in zip
  • (noun) something shaped like a Z
  • (noun) (in combination)

Use "z" in a sentence

  • "For example, all pronouns like first person *zō violate markedness because plain *z is so rare in his convoluted phonology while palatal *ź is used to explain almost everything see his list of 'z words' here where his diacritic bias is self-evident."
  • "Let x, y, z, and t denote the coordinates and syn - chronized clock times used by E in his spaceship refer - ence frame S; and let x′, y′, z′, and t′ denote the corre - sponding quantities used by E′ in S′."
  • "Z-- z-- z-- z! as I ducked to the saddle-bow, and something scraped across my back with a sound as of rending garments."

Words like "z"