zip it

Definition of zip it

US, informal

  1. :  to stop talking immediately She angrily told him to zip it.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move, act, or function with speed and vigor

    :  to travel with a sharp hissing or humming sound

    :  to impart speed or force to

  1. :  a sudden sharp hissing or sibilant sound

    :  energy, vim

  1. :  nothing, zero

  1. :  zipper

  1. :  to close or open with or as if with a zipper

    :  to enclose or wrap by fastening a zipper

    :  to cause (a zipper) to open or shut

  1. :  zip code

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