IPA: zˈɛd


  • The name of the Latin-script letter Z.
  • (in combination) Something Z-shaped.
  • (colloquial, usually in the plural) Sleep.
  • (slang) A zombie.
  • A diminutive of the male given name Zedekiah.
  • Alternative form of Z (“a member of Generation Z”). [A member of Generation Z.]


  • (intransitive, informal) To sleep or nap. (Compare zzz, catch some z's.)
  • (intransitive, rare) To zigzag; to move with sharp alternating turns.

Examples of "zed" in Sentences

  • Zed also leaves much to be desired.
  • There's no justification for the zed.
  • Zed is now imprisoned in the Tempura base.
  • In time, Zed learns the nature of the Vortex.
  • Zed was caught at the end of the second film.
  • Rocco is a gentle brown horse belonging to Zed.
  • Galus Zed would not live long to savor this victory.
  • And I don't know if I'll ever remember to say "zed".
  • Or maybe "zed," depending on what part of the world you're in.
  • ZED is half of a larger organization known as the ZED/MIBA Forum.
  • The hardest one for me is remembering to call the letter z "zed".
  • At that point, the arctangent of zed is taken to colour the pixel.
  • If your ancestor's name began with "zed," you might have to wait until 2008.
  • Zed and Roya were subjected to the ultimate rules during the Neotopian joust.
  • It might be a pretty difficult shift though -- do you ever see Z and think "zed"?
  • Not to mention their aversion to the letter z, pronounced "zed" in most British dialects and the general accent.
  • Get to the last letter and most of the room is saying "zed" while the dirty Americans on the far side of the room are sticking with "zee."
  • Best of luck with your job search and mini's arrival! ps - oh, and we do say "zed" not "zee" ... you will get chuckles from students if you say "zee".
  • Right here in Canada, Molson struck gold when Joe Canadian proclaimed that not only is the beaver a noble creature, it's pronounced "zed;" not "zee" - "zed."

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