This is beautiful expository writing, a combination of detailed, spellbinding narrative, and zinging judgment.
Pop, pop, pop, Ali—then Cassius Clay—surrounded the lumbering Scandinavian with zinging leather.
Tracer bullets, each with a descending arc, were zinging all around as Rigg swung LCI(L)-88 to the right.
1911, "high pitched sound," 1918, of echoic origin. Slang meaning "energy, zest" is attested from 1918.
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A magazine (1965+)
[probably echoic of the whishing sound of rapid movement, like zip and zoom]