Main meanings of zoon in English

: zoon1zoon2

zoon1

verb

dialect, rare US, Midlands English
  • no object To make a humming, buzzing, or droning sound; to move with, or as if with, such a sound; to move quickly. Also occasionally with object: to cause to move with such a sound; to propel quickly.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Notes and Queries. Imitative.

Pronunciation

zoon

/zuːn/

Main meanings of zoon in English

: zoon1zoon2

zoon2

exclamation

historical, rare US
  • Representing a buzzing, humming, or droning sound.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Once a Week: an illustrated miscellany of literature, art, science, and popular information. Imitative.

Pronunciation

zoon

/zuːn/