zoonoun [C]uk /zuː/ us /zuː/ (plural zoos) (old-fashioned formal zoological gardens)
- How about a trip to the zoo this afternoon?
- Tea-time in our house is like feeding time at the zoo!
- "Did the kids enjoy their trip to the zoo?" "Oh, yes, they were full of it when they got back this afternoon."
- The bad weather really took the gloss off our trip to the zoo.
- We could hear the lions roaring at the other end of the zoo.