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English definition of “zest”

zest

noun [S or U] (EXCITEMENT)    /zest/
enthusiasm , eagerness , energy , and interest : It's wonderful to see the children's zest for life . He approached every task with a boundless zest. The recording captures the zest of this live concert performance .Excitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
(Definition of zest noun (EXCITEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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