Meaning of zipper
Pronunciation: (zip'ur), [key]
- Also calleda device used for fastening clothing, valises, etc., consisting of two toothed tracks or spiral metal or plastic coils, each bordering one of two edges to be joined, and a piece that either interlocks or separates them when pulled.
- a person or thing that zips.
- a rubber and fabric boot or overshoe fastened up the leg by a zipper.
- a large illuminated display of news bulletins or advertisements that rapidly and continously flash by on an upper part of a building.
- zipper (Thesaurus)