zip up

Definition of zip up

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

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

up play
  1. : in or into a higher position or level

  2. : from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  3. : from below the horizon

  1. : risen above the horizon

  2. : standing

  3. : being out of bed

  1. used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

  2. : up into or in the

  3. : in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. : one in a high or advantageous position

  2. : an upward slope

  3. : a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. : to rise from a lying or sitting position

  2. : to move upward : ascend

  3. used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


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