zip one's lip

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of zip one's lip

US, informal
:to stop talking immediately
  • Tell your sister to zip her lip!

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : to travel with a sharp hissing or humming sound

  3. : to impart speed or force to

  1. : a sudden sharp hissing or sibilant sound

  2. : energy, vim

  1. : nothing, zero

  1. : zipper

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

  2. : to enclose or wrap by fastening a zipper

  3. : to cause (a zipper) to open or shut

  1. : zip code

lip play
  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

  2. : back talk

  3. : a fleshy edge or margin (as of a wound)

  1. : insincere

  2. : produced with the participation of the lips : labial

  1. : to touch with the lips

  2. : utter

  3. : to lap against : lick

  1. : fat : fatty tissue : fatty


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