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Yupik a member of an indigenous group of people inhabiting parts of Alaska and Siberia, or a descendant of this group.
yuppie (informal) any young urban professional who is ambitious, upwardly mobile, materialistic, faddish, or the like.
yurt a movable round tent of skins or felt, used esp. by nomads in parts of Asia.
YWCA abbreviation of "Young Women's Christian Association."
YWHA abbreviation of "Young Women's Hebrew Association."
z the twenty-sixth and last letter of the English alphabet. [3 definitions]
Zagreb the capital of Croatia.
Zaire a central African country from 1971 to 1997, now called the Democratic Republic of the Congo. [2 definitions]
zaire the chief monetary unit of Zaire, equaling one hundred makuta.
Zakynthos an island belonging to Greece, the third largest in the Ionian Sea.
Zambia a south central African country, south of Zaire and east of Angola; formerly Northern Rhodesia.
zany crazily silly or comical. [3 definitions]
Zan zi bar an island off the coast of East Africa that is part of Tanzania.
zap (informal) to kill, strike, destroy, or smash suddenly. [4 definitions]
Zarathustra Zoroaster.
zarf an ornamental coffee cup holder used in the Middle East.
zayin the name of the seventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
Zea an genus of flowering plants in the grass family that includes corn and related species.
zeal intense enthusiasm for a person, ideal, cause, or the like.
zealot a person who is excessively and often intolerantly zealous, esp. about a cause or religious faith; fanatic.
zealous characterized by, showing, or filled with an intense enthusiasm, as toward a cause, purpose, or activity.