zip one's lip

Definition of zip one's lip

US, informal

  1. :  to stop talking immediately Tell your sister to zip her lip!

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

  1. :  either of two fleshy folds that surround the mouth in humans and many other vertebrates and are organs of human speech essential to certain articulations

    :  the red or pinkish margin of the human lip

    :  back talk

  1. :  insincere

    :  produced with the participation of the lips :  labial

  1. :  to touch with the lips

    :  kiss

    :  utter


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