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Definition of "zine" []

  • An inexpensively produced, self-published, underground publication: I often contributed cartoons and essays to other people's 'zines, so why didn't I just buckle down and start my own? ( Pagan Kennedy). (noun)
  • An e-zine. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "zine" in a sentence
  • "I've had an embarrassment of riches come my way, great stories and poems from talented writers, and the zine is a little full-up at the moment."
  • "One of the features of the zine is an excellent social calendar, and Petréa tells us that it is searching for information about forthcoming conventions for that calendar that helped her become such an expert on awards."
  • "Written in journal entries this zine is about leaving friends, bands, and all the familiar things to start over on the other side of the country."