Meaning of “zip” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb uk us /zɪp/ (present participle zipping, past tense and past participle zipped)

[ T ] (also zip up) to fasten something with a zip:

He zipped up his jacket.

[ T ] (also zip up) to reduce the size of a computer file (= collection of information) so that it uses less space and can be sent or stored more easily

zip along/around/past, etc informal

to move somewhere very quickly

(Definition of “zip verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)