30+ Adjectives Starting with Z: Words with Definitions and Examples

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Adjectives That Start with ZA (6 Words)

zaftigHealthily plump and vigorous.
Beyonce is more zaftig than you’d think.
zaireanOf or relating to or characteristic of zaire or its people
zaireseOf or relating to or characteristic of zaire or its people
zambianLike a clown I prefer the crazy, strange, zany and sometimes bad ass kind.
zanyLudicrous, foolish The characters range from reasonably sane to zany and screwball.
zapotecOf or relating to the language or culture of the zapotec people They are easily recognizable in their traditional zapotec clothing.

Adjectives That Start with ZE, ZI (8 Words)

zealousMarked by active interest and enthusiasm Atkinson was a zealous exponent of mesmerism.
zeroIndicating an initial point or origin The velocity of the object is then zero.
zerothPreceding even the first The zeroth rectification is the original form.
zestyHaving an agreeably pungent taste Local lime is a zesty success.
zigzagHaving short sharp turns or angles An example is the zigzag design found in many blankets.
zillionVery large indeterminate number There are a zillion sources for exercise tests.
zionistRelating to or characteristic of zionism Early recognition of the zionist movement.
zippyMarked by lively action Zippy is hard enough to understand.

Adjectives That Start with ZO (9 Words)

zoftigHealthily plump and vigorous – robt.a.hamilton;
zoicPertaining to animals or animal life or action
zolaesqueIn the manner of emile zola
zonalRelating to or of the nature of a zone Jumla is a zonal headquarters of the karnali zone.
zonaryRelating to or of the nature of a zone
zoologicalOf or relating to animals or animal groups It is one of the largest and oldest zoological parks in the country.
zoonoticOf or relating to or constituting zoonosis New zoonotic diseases continue to emerge.
zoroastrianOf or pertaining to zoroaster or the religion he founded You are not of zoroastrian or parsi background.

Adjectives That Start with ZY (8 Words)

zygodactylHaving the first and fourth toes directed backward the second and third forward Bt , birds do not have to have zygodactyl feet to manipulate things.
zygomaticOf or relating to the cheek region of the face The zygomatic arches are weak at the front.
zygomorphicCapable of division into symmetrical halves by only one longitudinal plane passing through the axis The relatively large flowers were zygomorphic.
zygomorphousCapable of division into symmetrical halves by only one longitudinal plane passing through the axis
zygoticOf or relating to a zygote Zygotic transcription starts at the two, four, or eight cell stage.
zymoidResembling an enzyme
zymolyticOf or relating to or causing fermentation
zymoticRelating to or caused by infection

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