zip up

phrasal verb

zipped up; zipping up; zips up
: to close or connect (something) with a zipper
He zipped up his jacket.
: to use a zipper to fasten someone's clothing
Will you zip me up, please?

Examples of zip up in a Sentence

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“Zip up.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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