1. A well-turned and pithy construct, usually rooted in irony or sarcasm, which draws attention to an important and/or embarassing flaw in a person, institution or other object, thus belittling and exposing it for what it is in the eyes of all those privy to the zong.
2. An exclamation, stated bluntly and with some exaggeration of vowel sound, to express appreciation of the well-executed zong by one's self or a nearby companion.
1. To bring shame upon someone or something in the presence of others, most commonly their peers or family.
2. To cause the immediate and complete reversal of direction in action, a line of reasoning or self-confidence through either natural or artificial means.
Examples of noun usage:
It might be said that the greatest zong in all of cinema is "No, I am your father
"So then I told her she ought to ask Santa for a new face for Christmas."
Examples of verb usage:
I zonged the shit out of that kid when I told him to go fuck his mother...in front of his mother.
"Man, that burrito I had at 3 a.m. really zonged my lower GI but good."