Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “zip code”

See all translations

zip code

noun [C] ( also ZIP code,    /ˈzɪp ˌkoʊd/)  /ˈzɪp ˌkoʊd/ us  
a series of numbers that forms part of an address in the US and is used to help organize mail for delivery
(Definition of zip code from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of zip code?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “zip code” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More