zip fastener

noun

chiefly British
: zipper

Examples of zip fastener in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a second-skin fabrication of nylon and spandex, the textile is pieced together to mold to your figure, with a rear zip fastener that takes the work out of getting dressed. Zoey Grossman, Vogue, 12 July 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of zip fastener was in 1925

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“Zip fastener.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zip%20fastener. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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