verb un·zip \-ˈzip\

: to open (something) by using a zipper

computers : to cause (a file that has been reduced in size) to return to its original size by using special software

Full Definition of UNZIP

transitive verb
:  to zip open
intransitive verb
:  to open by or as if by means of a zipper

Examples of UNZIP

  1. She unzipped the tent flap.

First Known Use of UNZIP



Next Word in the Dictionary: unzipperPrevious Word in the Dictionary: unzealousAll Words Near: unzip
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears