- The definition of zincy is seeming like the bluish-white element called zinc.
An example of something zincy is a piece of galvanized iron.
These galvanized rods are zincy.
Variant of zinc
Origin: German zink, zinc, origin, originally , prong, point: first used by Philippus Aureolus Paracelsus (c. 1526): from the form of the crystals on smelting; akin to Old High German zint, a point, jag ; from Germanic an unverified form tindja from source tine