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  1. zip
    IPA[zip]
  2. verb

    • 1. fasten with a zipper:

      I zipped up my sweater
    • 2. fasten the zipper of a garment that someone is wearing:

      he zipped himself up
    • 3. move at high speed:

      swallows zipped back and forth across the lake
    • 4. cause to move or be delivered or dealt with rapidly:

      he zipped a pass out to his receiver
    • 5. compress (a file) so that it takes less space in storage.

    noun

    • 1. a device consisting of two flexible strips of metal or plastic with interlocking projections closed or opened by pulling a slide along them, used to fasten garments, bags, and other items.

    • 2. denoting something fastened by a zipper:

      a zip pocket
    • 3. energy; vigor:

      he's full of zip
    • 4. short for zip code

    pronoun

    • 1. nothing at all:

      you got zip to do with me and my kind, buddy
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: zip, plural noun: zips

    • v.: verb: zip, 3rd person present: zips, gerund or present participle: zipping, past tense: zipped, past participle: zipped

    • verb

      fasten with a zip:

      fasten the zip of a garment that (someone) is wearing:

    • noun

      a device consisting of two flexible strips of metal or plastic with interlocking projections closed or opened by pulling a slide along them, used to fasten garments, bags, and other items.

      denoting something fastened by a zip:

    • pronoun

      nothing at all:
    • adjective

      (of a garment, pocket, bag, etc.) able to be fastened with a zipper:
    • noun

      a computer file whose contents of one or more files are compressed for storage or transmission, often carrying the extension .ZIP:
    • noun

      a group of five or nine numbers that are added to a postal address to assist the sorting of mail.
    • noun

      an inclined cable or rope with a suspended harness, pulley, or handle, down which a person slides for amusement.
    • noun

      a cheap homemade or makeshift gun:
    • noun

      a disk drive that stores data on high-capacity removable magnetic disks, often used for data backup.
    • noun

      a cheap home-made or makeshift gun:
    • noun

      a computer file whose contents are compressed for storage or transmission:
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