Glossary for

“The Letter Z Song”

Marazzama:

Definition: Marazzama is a made-up word.

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Maroo:

Definition: Maroo is a made-up word.

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Zaggity:

Definition: Zaggity is a made-up word.

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Zany:

Definition: If something is zany, it is funny because it is so silly or strange.

Sentence: My dog looks zany when he chases his tail.

Zappity:

Definition: Zappity is a made-up word.

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Zazza:

Definition: Zazza is a made-up word.

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Zazzily:

Definition: Zazzily is a made-up word.

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Zephyr:

Definition: A zephyr is a soft wind that feels good.

Sentence: Z is for zephyr-a breeze from the west.

Zeppelin:

Definition: A zeppelin was similar to an airplane, but it had no wings. It was very big and long, and it was filled with gas like a balloon.

Sentence: My great grandfather flew in a zeppelin high in the sky.

Zest:

Definition: When you add zest to a recipe, you add tiny pieces of the peel of a fruit, especially a lemon, orange, or lime.

Sentence: Before serving the pie for dessert, I put a little orange zest on top.

Zigga:

Definition: Zigga is a made-up word.

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Zillion:

Definition: A zillion is a made-up word for a very large number.

Sentence: I dropped the container and a zillion beads covered the floor.

Zing:

Definition: If something has zing, it is exciting and fun. A food or drink with zing has a sharp but pleasant taste.

Sentence: I added a slice of lemon to my water to give it some zing.

Zing-ama-thing:

Definition: Zing-ama-thing is a made-up word.

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Zinnia:

Definition: A zinnia is a type of plant that has flowers with bright colors.

Sentence: The zinnias in his garden are pink, orange, and yellow.

Zip code:

Definition: A zip code is a number that a person writes on an envelope to help the Post Office to know where to send it.

Sentence: I made sure to put the zip code on my envelope when I wrote my letter to Grandma.

Zippity:

Definition: Zippity is a made-up word.

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Zither:

Definition: A zither is a type of musical instrument. It has a flat sound box with strings going across it.

Sentence: When my music teacher showed us a zither, it reminded me of my brother's guitar.

Ziti:

Definition: Ziti is a type of noodle in the shape of short tubes.

Sentence: My brother likes to eat ziti with tomato sauce.

Zombie:

Definition: A zombie is an imaginary character that is a dead body that looks like it has come alive.

Sentence: My mom doesn't want me to tell stories about zombies because they scare my little sister.

Zucchini:

Definition: Zucchini is a vegetable that is long and has dark-green skin.

Sentence: Yesterday we picked zucchini from our garden to have for dinner.