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Slang

zap (2)

This page is about the slang term zap (2)

Meaning

to use a laser, a taser, or to electrocute someone

For example

  • When the protesters started rushing towards the stage, the police took out their taser guns and started zapping them.

  • We just got this little mosquito zapper that attracts insects and zaps them when they land on it.

Quick Quiz

You'd expect to be zapped if you

a. touched an electric fence

b. turned on an electric fan

c. opened a micro-wave oven

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Contributor: Matt Errey