In looking up zeugma Friday night, I came across another cool z word, zhoosh. According to the OED, that means:
Originally among homosexual men: to make more stylish or smart; to enliven, make more exciting. Usually with up.
Examples from the OED:
1977 Gay News 2-15 June 23/1 As feely homies..we would zhoosh our riahs, powder our eeks, climb into our bona new drag, don our batts and troll off to some bona bijou bar. 1988 N. BARTLETT Who was that Man? iv. 82 Mostly the words are dusted off and brought out when we wish to zhoosh up a conversation, to announce a particular delight in our queenly style. 1990 Gay Times Mar. 25/3 In 1815 the Prince had employed John Nash, architect of Regent's Park, to zhoosh up his rather plain and classical farmhouse by the sea. 2005 Daily Tel. (Sydney) (Nexis) 16 Mar. 67 The Chinese print bag you are referring to has been a cool but economical way to ‘zhoosh up’ many an outfit.