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Definition of zapping ya



verb - transitive

  • zapping someone is cussing them out.
    He zapped me after I dumped him.
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    Last edited on Aug 19 2012. Submitted by Kit from Des Moines, IA, USA on May 04 2002.

  • to erase.
    I accidentally zapped my research paper last night.

    Last edited on Oct 25 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • to damage ("fry") an electronic component with electricity.
    When I stuck a pen in my power supply, it zapped the hard disk.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • to shock with electricity.

    Last edited on Oct 16 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jun 04 2010.

  • to microwave.
    Zap it for about a minute and a half.

    Last edited on Oct 25 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 25 2011.

  • to write "zap" on someone's hand as a part of a game that has many variants.
    You've been zapped! Now any time someone says your name, you have to say "I love you."

    Last edited on Aug 19 2012. Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 10 2012.

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