1670s: variant of British English zed, by analogy with other letters such as bee, dee, tee and vee, and standardized by Noah Webster; from Middle French zede, from Late Latin zeta, from Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zêta), from Hebrew ז (zayin).
- The name of the Latin-script letter Z.
- Something Z-shaped. Found in compounds.
- (colloquial, usually in the plural) Sleep.
- Time to get some zees.
- zed (UK, Ireland, Canada, General Australian, General New Zealand, General South African)
- izzard (Scotland, South Asia)
- (Latin-script letter names) letter; a, bee, cee, dee, e, ef, gee, aitch, i, jay, kay, el, em, en, o, pee, cue, ar, ess, tee, u, vee, double-u, ex, wye, zee / zed
- (intransitive, informal) To sleep or nap. (Compare zzz, catch some z's.)
- (intransitive, rare) To zigzag; to move with sharp alternating turns.
- Eye dialect spelling of , representing primarily French-accented English.
zee (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])