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zesty

[zes-tee] /ˈzɛs ti/
adjective, zestier, zestiest.
1.
full of zest; piquant:
a zesty salad dressing.
2.
energetic; active:
zesty trading in growth stocks.
Origin of zesty
1925-1930
1925-30; zest + -y1
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  • Natural Port du Salut type described as "zesty" by some of the best purveyors of domestic cheeses.

    The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown
Word Origin and History for zesty
adj.

1789, from zest + -y (2). Related: Zestily; zestiness.

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