(noun, verb)


1. vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment

Similar word(s): gusto, relish, zestfulness

Definition categories: feeling, enjoyment, enthusiasm

2. a tart spicy quality

Similar word(s): nip, piquance, piquancy, piquantness, tang, tanginess

Definition categories: attribute, spice, spicery, spiciness

Sentences with zest as a noun:

- The orange zest gives the strong flavors in this dish.

- Auntie Mame had a real zest for life.


1. add herbs or spices to

Similar word(s): spice

Definition categories: perception, flavor, flavour, season