Definition of "zappy" []

  • Slang Lively: a zappy tune. (adjective)
  • Full of energy; snappy; zippy (adjective)

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Use "zappy" in a sentence
  • "Also, in my requisite 4E plug, I like that drawing your sword/wand/zappy-thing is a minor action, which only really hinders a few people."
  • "I love that she looks like she is about to tell someone exactly what they can do with whatever rule book they are trying to sell her…and I love the zappy-lightening-stuff around her!"
  • "Hmmm. I guess it doesn't sound like something you'd immediately grab for from the bookstore shelf, but believe me, what the title lacks in zappy shelf-appeal, it makes up for in honesty and clarity."