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Zombie appears in the following pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • A quivering Texas zombie fought republic linked jewelry. (48 letters)
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Fun fact! A zombie was originally the part of a person's soul that could supposedly be removed and bottled using voodoo magic.

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Definition of the noun zombie

What does zombie mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: zombies

  1. a dead body that has been brought back to life by a supernatural force
  2. (voodooism) a spirit or supernatural force that reanimates a dead body
  3. a god of voodoo cults of African origin worshipped especially in West Indies
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of zombie: snake god / zombi
    • more generic words: deity / divinity / god / immortal = any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
  4. someone who acts or responds in a mechanical or apathetic way
  5. several kinds of rum with fruit juice and usually apricot liqueur
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • synonym of zombie: zombi
    • more generic word: highball = a mixed drink made of alcoholic liquor mixed with water or a carbonated beverage and served in a tall glass
    • substance: rum = liquor distilled from fermented molasses

Alternative definition of the noun zombie

noun

  1. A snake god or fetish in religions of West Africa and elsewhere.
  2. [context: voodoo, superstition] A person, usually undead, animated by unnatural forces (such as magic), with no soul or will of his/her own.
  3. [fiction, horror] A deceased person who becomes reanimate to attack the living.
  4. [figuratively] An apathetic person.
  5. [figuratively] A human being in a state of extreme mental exhaustion.
  6. An information worker who has signed a nondisclosure agreement.
  7. [computing] A process or task which has terminated but was not removed from the list of processes, typically because it has child processes that have not yet terminated.
  8. [computing] A computer affected by malware which causes it to do whatever the attacker wants it to do without the user's knowledge.
  9. A cocktail of rum and fruit juices
  10. [Canada, historical, derogatory] Nickname for a conscripted member of the Canadian military during World War II who was assigned to home defence rather than to combat in Europe.
  11. [philosophy] A hypothetical person who lacks self awareness.

Person

Who is Zombie?

Zombie a.k.a. ZOMBIE! is a musical artist, musician.

Group

Zombie is a musical group.

  • album: "Sacrificial Blood / Zombie"

Characters

  1. The Zombie is a fictional supernatural character appearing in books published by Marvel Comics, in particular starred in the black-and-white, horror-comic magazine series Tales of the Zombie, usually in stories by Steve Gerber and Pablo Marcos. The character had originated 20 years earlier in the standalone story "Zombie" by Stan Lee and Bill Everett, published in the horror-anthology comic book Menace #5 from Marvel forerunner Atlas Comics.
  2. Zombie is a fictional character from the 1996 action adventure film Mission Hunter 2.
  3. Zombie is a fictional character from the 2009 film Evil: In the Time of Heroes.

There are other characters with in their name, like El' Zombie, Mr. Zombie, Mike Zombie and Zombie Girl.

Music

  1. "Zombie" is a protest song by the Irish rock band The Cranberries. It was released in September 1994 as the lead single from the album No Need to Argue. The song was written by Dolores O'Riordan, the singer of the band, and reached No. 1 on the charts in Australia, Belgium, Denmark, and Germany. It has been viewed over 185 million times on YouTube and the number continues to increase.
  2. "Zombie" is a studio album by Nigerian Afrobeat musician Fela Kuti. It was released in Nigeria by Coconut Records in 1976, and in the United Kingdom by Creole Records in 1977.
  3. "Zombie" is the first EP by American metalcore band The Devil Wears Prada. It was released on August 23, 2010.
  4. "Zombie" is a musical single of A.D.A.M. & Amy.
    • also known as Zombie (dance version) (feat. Amy), Zombie (dance version)
    • released in (20 years ago)
  5. "Zombie" is the 1994 single by The Cranberries.
    • released on (20 years ago)
  6. "Zombie" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  7. "Zombie" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  8. "Zombie" is a musical single of Eva.
    • released in (19 years ago)
  9. "Zombie" is a musical EP of Funki Porcini.
    • released on (15 years ago)
  10. "Zombie" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  11. "Zombie" is a musical single of Jamie T.
    • released on
  12. "Zombie" is a musical album of Los Sleepers.
    • released in (54 years ago)

Writings

"Zombie" is a 1995 novel by Joyce Carol Oates which explores the mind of a serial killer. It was based on the life of Jeffrey Dahmer.

  • also known as Zombi
  • language: English Language
  • genres: Zombie, Horror, Fiction, Speculative fiction
  • subject: Michigan
  • copyright: 1996
  • released in (20 years ago)
  • award: - Bram Stoker Award for Novel, received by Joyce Carol Oates

Films

  1. "Zombie" a.k.a. "Dawn of the Dead" 3-D is a 2013 action, horror, splatter film directed by George A. Romero.
  2. "Zombie" a.k.a. "Zombie 2: The Dead are Among Us": Zombi 2 is a 1979 zombie horror film directed by Lucio Fulci, with screenplay by Elisa Briganti and Dardano Sacchetti. It is perhaps the best-known of Fulci's many genre films and made him a horror icon. Though the title suggests this is a sequel to Zombi, the films are unrelated. Praised for special effects and make-up, Zombi 2 has achieved a cult film among fans of the splatter genre, and when was released in 1979 it was condemned for its extremely bloody content, notably by the UK's Conservative government.
  3. "Zombie" a.k.a. "Zombi" is a 2013 short film, comedy, drama, and family film directed by David Moreno.

Drink

The Zombie, is a cocktail made of fruit juices, liqueurs, and various rums. It first appeared in late 1934, invented by Donn Beach of Hollywood's Don the Beachcomber restaurant. It was popularized soon afterwards at the 1939 New York World's Fair.

Miscellanea

  1. Zombie: Zombies are fictional creatures, typically depicted as mindless, reanimated, usually human corpses with a hunger for human flesh. Zombies are most commonly found in horror and fantasy genre works. Some depictions are inspired by Haitian folklore, while others, like the ones in George A. Romero's film Night of the Living Dead, do not have that same direct connection. Zombies have a complex literary heritage, with antecedents ranging from Richard Matheson and H. P. Lovecraft to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein drawing on European folklore of the undead. The popularity of zombies in movies has led to them sometimes having been taken out of their usual element of horror and thrown into other genres, for example the comedy film Shaun of the Dead. The "zombie apocalypse" concept, in which the civilized world is brought low by a global zombie infestation, has become a staple of modern popular art.
  2. Zombie: In Haitian folklore, a zombie is an animated corpse raised by magical means, such as witchcraft.
    • also known as Ghoul, Zombies
  3. Zombie: In computer science, a zombie is a computer connected to the Internet that has been compromised by a hacker, computer virus or trojan horse and can be used to perform malicious tasks of one sort or another under remote direction. Botnets of zombie computers are often used to spread e-mail spam and launch denial-of-service attacks. Most owners of zombie computers are unaware that their system is being used in this way. Because the owner tends to be unaware, these computers are metaphorically compared to zombies.
    • also known as Zombie computer
  4. Zombie: In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the zombie is an undead creature, usually created by applying a template to another creature.

Phrases with Zombie

  1. Zombie bank
  2. Zombie Jesus
  3. zombie spirit
  4. Zombie process

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Zombie

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Google previewZombies (2015)

A Cultural History by Roger Luckhurst

A zombie is a noisy child; a threelegged horse; a homeless person; a wretched dog too weak to bark; a male spirit that haunts treelines; a potent rum cocktail invented in California in the 1930s and made famous at New York World's Fair in ...

Google previewReal Monsters, Gruesome Critters, and Beasts from the Darkside (2010)

by Brad Steiger

A real zombie is a reanimated corpse who has been brought back to life to serve as slave labor.

Google previewPhilosophy of Olfactory Perception (2017)

by Andreas Keller

A philosophical zombie is an exact physical copy of a human, but none of its brain activities is conscious. To see why...

A hematological zombie is a creature with blood cells that are exact physical copies of red blood cells, but they are not red.

Google previewSecurity of E-Systems and Computer Networks (2007)

by Mohammad Obaidat, Noureddine Boudriga

Zombies A zombie is a program that secretly takes control of another Internet- connected computer and uses the infected computer to start...

Google previewGeneration Zombie (2011)

Essays on the Living Dead in Modern Culture by Stephanie Boluk, Wylie Lenz

The zombie is a conveniently dual-purposed figure in many popular films and novels, standing either for civilization as a system or process that is deadening to the individual or, in the form of an inchoate, rampaging horde, for anything and ...

Google previewThe Zombie Movie Encyclopedia, Volume 2: 2000-2010 (2012)

by Peter Dendle

The zombie is a human stripped of humanity. The creature is conceptually provocative because it raises questions about the essence of personhood— about what exactly can be stripped away, and how much of it, before the individual has fully ...

Google previewThe Undead and Theology (2012)

by Kim Paffenroth, John W. Morehead

Unlike the philosophical zombie, who behaves like the rest of us but lacks conscious experience,2 the theological zombie is the fetid corpse of popular imagination, rising from its grave to consume the living for the sake of the dead. What are ...

Google previewA Novelist and a Zombie Walk Into a Bar (2012)

Translating The Walking Dead to Prose by Jay Bonansinga

The zombie is the coin of the visual realm—a conceit of movies and comicbooks. Bydesign, the archetype hasno “there” there— zombies are eatingmachines, deadinside and out,with no purpose otherthan devouring theliving and multiplying.

Google previewNeil Gaiman and Philosophy (2012)

Gods Gone Wild! by Tracy L. Bealer, Rachel Luria, Wayne Yuen

A philosophical zombie is a being that is physically identical to an actual person but that lacks conscious experience. If philosophical zombies are possible, then it seems that there is more to being conscious than having certain physical ...

Google previewBetter Off Dead (2011)

The Evolution of the Zombie as Post-human by Deborah Christie, Sarah Juliet Lauro

Peter Dendle The zombie is a creature of paradox.1 It is at once familiar and alien, alive and dead, human and non-human. Barely capable of negotiating a set of stairs, the shambling, slow revenant seems an unlikely iconic villain for the cusp ...

Google previewReal Zombies, the Living Dead, and Creatures of the Apocalypse (2010)

by Brad Steiger

To mummify, the Egyptians extracted the brain and the intestines, cleaned out the body A real zombie is a reanimated corpse ...

Google previewThe Stork Club Bar Book (1946)

by Lucius Morris Beebe

Although of comparatively recent origin and evolution, the Zombie is a drink the precise source of which, like its exact ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Popular Music (2011)

by Colin Larkin

Zombie, Rob b. Robert Cummings, 12 January 1966, Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA. The lead vocalist of controversial hard rock band White Zombie ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Haiti (2012)

by Michael R. Hall

ZOMBIE.

Google previewA Minecraft Mini-Encyclopedia (2014)

by Cori Dusmann

Zombie pigmen Drops: Rotten flesh, golden ingots, golden bars, and golden swords Zombie pigmen spawn in the Nether, though they can cross through nether portals, and they are created when lightning strikes a pig, though this is rare.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Magic and Alchemy (2006)

by Rosemary Guiley

zombie 347 While detailed knowledge and proficiency with poison is paramount to the success of zombification, the bokor also relies on the belief in zombies by the people for the spell to work. Just as frightening—and effective—is a “zombie ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Addictive Drugs (2002)

by Richard Lawrence Miller

Worm, Yellow Fever, Zimbie, Zombie Dust, Zombie Weed, Zoom Type: Depressant. See page 19 ...

Google previewSterling Dictionary of Anthropology (1997)

by Ram Narayan Das

Z ZoMBIE In the voodoo belief, a human ...

Google previewExecuSpeak Dictionary (2014)

by Carol Heiberger

Webinar Widget Wiki Word Cloud Worm Zombie ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

ZOMBIE: A nonterminating UNIX process or loop; a compromised Web site used as an attack point to launch multiple requests toward another attacked site; an old unused Web site (ghost site). ZONE: A subgroup of LAN, MAN, or WAN users; ...

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Sign language

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The sign for ZOMBIE in American Sign Language (ASL)!

Quotes about Zombie

I'm obsessed with zombies. I like watching zombie movies and I read zombie books. (Kevin Bacon)
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Scrabble value of Z10O1M3B3I1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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