(third-person singular simple present zots, present participle zotting, simple past and past participle zotted)
A sound effect. Popularized by the Usenet Oracle, a humorous Internet advice service, where the word was used as an irritated dismissal of a question.
- (US, slang) An anteater.
- Associated with the UC Irvine Anteaters.
Sound effect in the comic strip B.C., first published in 1958, associated with both (1) the rapid tongue of an anteater character and (2) lightning bolts.