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Noun: zipper  zi-pur
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: zip)
  1. A fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
    - slide fastener, zip, zip fastener
Verb: zipper  zi-pur
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: zip)
  1. Close with a zipper
    - zip up, zip

Derived forms: zippering, zippered, zippers

Type of: fasten, fastener, fastening, fix, fixing, holdfast, secure

Part of: cardie [Brit], cardigan, cardy [Brit], dack [Austral, NZ], dak [Austral, NZ], dress, frock, pant [N. Amer], skirt, trouser

Encyclopedia: Zipper