Spanish words starting with Z:

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Spanish wordmeaning in Englishfeatures
zThe 27th letter of the Spanish alphabet{letter}
ZThe 27th letter of the Spanish alphabet{letter}
zascat, get out of here{interj} [usually said to an animal]
ZAZacatecas (Mexican state){abbr}
zabordarto run aground{v} [nautical]
zabullirTo submerge{v}
ZabulónZebulun (Biblical character and tribe){prop}
zacamecateA scourer made from plant fiber{m} [Mexico]
ZacapaA department of Guatemala{prop}
zacatalgrassland, pasture{m} [Central America, Mexico]
zacategrass; forage{m} [Mexico, Central America, Philippines, California, Texas]
zacatehay{m} [Mexico, colloquial]
zacatescourer{m} [Mexico, colloquial]
zacatecanoOf or pertaining to the Mexican state of Zacatecas{adj}
ZacatecasA state of Mexico{prop}
zacateroOne who works with hay either by cutting or selling it{m} [chiefly, Nicaragua]
zacatuchevolcano rabbit{m} [Mexico]
zafacónwastebasket{m} [Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic]
zafarTo come undone; to loosen up{vr}
zafarTo free oneself of; to get free of{vr}
zafarTo loosen; to untie{vt}
zafiocoarse; crude; crass{adj}
zafirosapphire{m}
zagadefense{f} [sports]
zagalboy, lad, youth{m}
ZagrebZagreb{prop}
zagualcanoe paddle{m}
zaguánvestibule; front hall or entryway{m}
zaherirto criticize severely{v}
zaherirto wound{v}
zahoneschaps{mp}
zaidademoiselle crane, Anthropoides virgo{f}
zainochestnut (color){adj}
ZaireZaire{prop}
zaireñoZairian{adj}
zaireñoZairian{m}
zalameríasweet-talk; flattery{f}
zalameroflattering, fawning, smarmy{adj}
zalameroflatterer; sweet talker{m}
zamacuecaa folk dance and the music that goes with it{f} [Chile, Peru]
zamacueca(Puerto Rico) hypocrite{f}
ZambiaZambia{prop}
zambianoZambian; of or relating to Zambia{adj}
zambianoZambian; citizen of Zambia{m}
zamboSambo{adj}
Zamboangueño ChavacanoZamboanga Chavacano{prop}
zambullidadive, plunge{f}
zambullirto dive{vr}
zambullirseto dive; to plunge{vr}
ZamoraZamora{prop}
zamoranoOf, relating to, or inhabiting any of a number of places bearing the name "Zamora," including those in Spain, Venezuela, and Mexico{adj}
zamoranoAn inhabitant of any of a number of places bearing the name "Zamora," including those in Spain, Venezuela, and Mexico{m}
zamparto tuck or hide away{vt} [colloquial]
zamparto scoff; wolf down (to eat or drink rapidly){vtr} [colloquial, also reflexive]
zampoñapan flute{f}
zampullín cuellinegroThe black-necked grebe. A freshwater bird{m}
zanahoriacarrot{f}
zancadastep; stride; pace{f}
zancadillaruse; trick{f} [colloquial]
zancadillamisstep, stumble; trip{f}
zancadillearto trip someone up; to hinder{vt}
zancajearto rush from one place to another{v}
zancostilt (a pole used for walking){m}
zancosstilts{mp}
zancudawading bird (aves zancudas){f}
zancudolong-legged{adj}
zancudomosquito{m} [Latin America]
zanganearto drone{v}
zanganearto loaf{v}
zanjaditch, trench{f}
zanjarto remove difficulties{v}
zanjarto resolve; to settle{v}
zanjeroAn official in charge of water supplies{m}
zapallopumpkin, gourd{m}
zapallozucchini, courgette{m}
zapapicopickaxe{m}
zaparto sap{v}
zaparto undermine{v}
zapatabrake shoe{f} [automotive]
zapatawasher{f}
ZapataSpanish surname{prop}
zapatearto give the boot; to dismiss{v}
zapateríacobbler; shoemaker's{f}
zapateríashoe factory; shoestore{f}
zapaterotough; undercooked{adj}
zapaterowater strider{m} [insects]
zapateroshoemaker; cobbler{m}
ZapateroSpanish surname{prop}
zapatero, a tus zapatoscobbler, stick to thy last. Used to critize someone who opines about a subject without knowing it{phrase} [idiomatic]
zapatillacleat{f}
zapatillaslipper (house shoe){f}
zapatillasneaker{f}
zapatoshoe{m}
zapearto channel hop{v} [Spain]
zapeochannel hopping{m} [Spain]
zapotemamey sapote{m}
zapotecaZapotec{f}
zapotecoZapotec{adj}
zapotecoZapotec{m}
zapotecoZapotec (language){m}
zapote mameyThe mamey sapote{m}
zappingchannel hopping, channel surfing{m} [Spain]
zartsar, czar{m}
zaragüellosoveralls{m}
ZaragozaZaragoza (city){prop}
zaragozanoFrom Saragossa (Zaragoza); Saragossan{adj}
zaragozanoA person from Saragossa (Zaragoza); Saragossan{m}
zarandearto shake, to jiggle{vt}
zarandearto sift, to sieve{vt}
zarapitocurlew{m}
zaratánbreast cancer{m}
zarcillo(botany) tendril{m}
zarigüeyaopossum{f}
zarinatsarina, czarina{f}
zaristaczarist{adj}
zaristaczarist{mf}
zarpaclaw{f}
zarpapaw{f}
zarparto embark; to set sail{vi} [nautical]
zarpazoa hit with a claw or paw{m}
zarpazoclawing action{m}
zarpazothud{m}
zarrapastrosounkempt; untidy{adj}
zarzablackberry bush{f}
zarzabramble{f}
zarza armenianaHimalayan blackberry{n}
zarza boysenboysenberry{f}
zarza californianaDouglas berry{n}
zarza de boysenboysenberry{f}
zarza de CaliforniaDouglas berry{n}
zarza de olallieolallieberry{n}
zarza de Youngyoungberry{f}
zarza douglasDouglas berry{n}
zarza himalayanaHimalayan blackberry{n}
zarzalbramble{m}
zarzalunderbrush{m}
zarzamorablackberry{f}
zarzamorablackberry bush; bramble{f}
zarza olaliaolallieberry{n}
zarza pajareradewberry{f}
zarzaparillasarsaparilla{f}
zarzaparrillaThe sarsaparilla (sasparilla) plant{f}
zarzaparrillaThe soft drink sarsaparilla{f}
zarzuelazarzuela{f} [music]
zasbang!{interj}
zayinzayin{f}
zaynzayin; the Hebrew letter ז{f}
zócalosocle, base, footing, skirting, skirting board; frieze{m} [architecture]
zócalopublic square, town square, plaza, zocalo{m} [chiefly, Mexico]
zeatinazeatin{f} [biochemistry]
zeaxantinazeaxanthin{f} [organic compound]
zebraalternative spelling of cebra{f} [obsolete]
zeladorzealot, zealotist{m}
zeloobsolete form of celo{m}
ZemfiraA transliteration of the Russian female given name Земфира{prop}
zempasúchilVariant of cempasúchil{m} [Mexico]
zenitalternative spelling of cenit{m} [obsolete]
zepelínzeppelin{m}
zeptogramozeptogram{m}
zetathe letter Z{f}
zetatheta; the Greek letter Θ, θ{f}
zetazeta; the Greek letter Ζ, ζ{f}
zettametrozettametre{m}
zeugmazeugma{m} [rhetoric]
zeugmáticozeugmatic{adj}
ZeusZeus{prop} [Greek mythology]
zigomorfozygomorphic (having bilateral symmetry){adj} [biology]
zigotozygote{m}
ziguratziggurat{m}
zigzagzigzag{m}
zigzagueanteZigzagging; winding, curving, or twisting{adj}
zigzaguearto zigzag{vi}
zimasazymase{f} [enzyme]
ZimbabueZimbabwe{prop}
zimbabuenseZimbabwean{adj}
zimbabuenseZimbabwean{mf}
zimógenozymogen{m} [biochemistry]
ZinacantánZinacantán{prop}
zincalternative spelling of cinc{m}
zineA zine{m}
zinniazinnia{f}
ZIPZona Industrial de Procesamiento (Exportación) or Zona Industrial para el Procesamiento de las Exportaciones{acronym}
zircónzircon{m}
zánganodrone bee{m}
zánganoidler, loafer{m}
zánganosponger, scrounger{m}
zodíacozodiac{m}
zodiacalzodiacal{adj}
zodiacozodiac{m}
zoólogozoologist{m}
zombizombie{mf}
zompantliIn some Mesoamerican civilizations, a wooden rack or palisade used for the public display of human skulls{m}
zonazone, district, area{f}
zona erógenaerogenous zone{f}
zonzosilly; stupid{adj}
zonzoidiot; dunce{m}
zoozoo{m}
zoo-zoo-{prefix}
-zoo-zoan{suffix} [zoology]
zoografíazoography{f}
zoológicozoological{adj}
zoológicozoo{m}
zoologíazoology{f}
zooplanctonzooplankton{m}
zopilotebuzzard, turkey vulture{m}
zoqueteblockhead; oaf{m} [colloquial]
zoroastrismoZoroastrianism{m}
zorraa cunning woman{f} [colloquial]
zorraan attractive woman{f} [colloquial]
zorraprostitute{f} [colloquial]
zorravixen; female fox{f}
zorrastrónwily, crafty{adj} [colloquial]
zorrastrónA rogue; a wily person{mf}
zorrilloskunk{m}
zorritadiminutive form of zorra{f}
zorroclever, crafty, sly{adj}
zorrojack (device used to raise and temporarily support a heavy object){m} [Argentina]
zorrobeacon{m} [by extension, figuratively]
zorrofox (sly or cunning person){m} [by extension, figuratively]
zorrofox (carnivore){m}
zorzalthrush{m}
zotolalternative spelling of sotol{m} [Mexico]
zozobraanxiety; worry{f}
zozobrarto capsize, to founder, to sink{v} [nautical]
zozobrarTo fail{v} [of a business, or project]
zozobrarTo worry, or fret. To be anxious{v} [of a person]
zíperzipper{m} [chiefly, Central America, and, Mexico]
ZúrichZürich (city){prop}
zuavoZouave{m}
zuecoclog (shoe){m}
zuecogalosh{m}
zuñiThe Zuni (people){prop}
zulúZulu{adj}
zulúZulu{mf}
zulúZulu (language){prop}
zullahuman excrement, feces{f} [colloquial]
zullaFrench honeysuckle (Hedysarum coronarium){f}
Zulmafemale given name{prop}
zumacalsumach plantation{m}
zumacarsumach plantation{m}
zumaquesumac{m}
zumbabashing, beating{f}
zumbarto hum; to buzz{vi}
zumbarto hit{vt}
zumbarto mock{vt}
zumbidobuzz, hum (a buzzing or humming noise){m}
zumillocuckoo pint, Arum italicum{m} [plant]
zumillodragon arum, Dracunculus vulgaris{m} [plant]
zumillofriar's cowl, Arisarum vulgare{m} [plant]
zumoextract, herbal tincture{m}
zumoprofit, gain{m}
zumojuice{m} [Spain]
zungathong (swimwear){f}
zuquini(irregular) zucchini{m}
zurcirto darn; to mend{vt}
zurdazoleft-handed punch, backhand{m}
zurdoleft-handed{adj}
zurdoleft-handed person{m}
zurearto coo{v}
zurocorncob{m} [Spain]
zurracapotezurracapote{f}
zurrarTo thrash, thwack{v}
zurriagazolash, stroke (of whip){m}
zurriagazomisfortune{m}
zurriagobullwhip{m}
zurriarto buzz, whirr{v}
zurrirto whir{v}
zurrónglobe daisy{m}
zurrónLincolnshire spinach{m}
zurronaloose woman, tramp{f} [colloquial]
zurubíalternative spelling of surubí{m} [Argentina, Bolivia]
zurulloturd{m} [colloquial, slang]
zutanowhat's-his-name; so-and-so{m}
zuzarto incite{v}
zwitteriónzwitterion{m} [chemistry]