Zest - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |zest|  American pronunciation of the word zest
Brit.  |zest|  British pronunciation of the word zest


- vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment (syn: gusto, relish)
- a tart spicy quality (syn: nip, piquancy, tang)


- add herbs or spices to (syn: spice)

Extra examples

His humor added zest to the performance.

His humor added a certain zest to the performance.

The recipe calls for a tablespoon of lemon zest.

She had a great zest for life.

The danger of being caught added a certain zest to the affair.

He ate enormously, with a zest which seemed incongruous with his spare frame.

He works with all the zest that belongs to fresh ideas.

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