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Meaning & Definition of Zip in English

English

Zip

/zɪp/

noun

1. A quantity of no importance

  • "It looked like nothing i had ever seen before"
  • "Reduced to nil all the work we had done"
  • "We racked up a pathetic goose egg"
  • "It was all for naught"
  • "I didn't hear zilch about it"
    synonym:
  • nothing
  • ,
  • nil
  • ,
  • nix
  • ,
  • nada
  • ,
  • null
  • ,
  • aught
  • ,
  • cipher
  • ,
  • cypher
  • ,
  • goose egg
  • ,
  • naught
  • ,
  • zero
  • ,
  • zilch
  • ,
  • zip
  • ,
  • zippo

2. A code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail

    synonym:
  • ZIP code
  • ,
  • ZIP
  • ,
  • postcode
  • ,
  • postal code

3. Forceful exertion

  • "He plays tennis with great energy"
  • "He's full of zip"
    synonym:
  • energy
  • ,
  • vigor
  • ,
  • vigour
  • ,
  • zip

4. A fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab

    synonym:
  • slide fastener
  • ,
  • zip
  • ,
  • zipper
  • ,
  • zip fastener

verb

1. Close with a zipper

  • "Zip up your jacket--it's cold"
    synonym:
  • zip up
  • ,
  • zipper
  • ,
  • zip

2. Move very fast

  • "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
    synonym:
  • travel rapidly
  • ,
  • speed
  • ,
  • hurry
  • ,
  • zip

Examples of using

Why do I forget to write the zip code?
Why do I forget to write the zip code?
I don't forget to write the zip code.