Zipper

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Zipper Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
  • close with a zipper; "Zip up your jacket--it''s cold"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab

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Zipper Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A zipper, also known as a zip, is a fastener. It is used mostly to hold clothes together. It can also be used in: luggage, bags, camping stuff, sporting goods, Textile products or as decoration on textile products (clothes, bags, cushions etc)

It works by a slider moving up to push together two rows of teeth or moving down to separate the rows.



Zipper Sample Sentences in News


  • MMDA reopens Edsa ‘zipper lane’
    MANILA, Philippines--The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Friday opened a "zipper lane" or a counterflow lane along the Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (Edsa) to ease traffic. Charlie Nozares of the MMDA said a zipper lane on the northbound lane from Edsa Megamall to Boni Avenue was opened 8 a.m. to accommodate southbound motorists. Nozares sai Read more on this news related to 'Zipper'
  • Oops! Selena Gomez's Zipper Is Down at the Airport—Is That Why Paparazzi Are Falling to the Ground?
    Uh, Selena Gomez, your fly is down. In yet another example of celebs being just like us, the brunette beauty was caught walking through Los Angeles International Airport today after... Read more on this news related to 'Zipper'
  • Zip-up earbuds keep you out of a major tangle, and they sound good too
    Name: Zipbuds Juiced 2.0 Never Tangle Zipper Earphones Read more on this news related to 'Zipper'

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