verb (used with or without object)
Examples from the Web for zipper
They have two front welt pockets, two back welt pockets, two hook closures at the waist, and a zipper fly.Idaho Woman Who Gave Birth on Highway: ‘I Had to Pull My Pants Down to Get the Baby Out’|Dale Eisinger|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When he went to prison, he had a couple of tattoos, he says—a star, a zipper around his wrist.Laws Gone Wild: As Teen Sweethearts Go to Prison for Sex, Mothers Rebel|Abigail Pesta|January 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately, I was wearing one of their dresses today, but at the last minute the zipper broke!
Just as Strauss-Kahn critics joked that his zipper could be his undoing, Sarkozy cynics bet on a baby.
Gru has a classic no-frills jacket with zipper, plus businesslike turtleneck, drainpipe trousers, and pointed Mod boots.
And Mrs. Paine, you do recall that zipper bag on this occasion?Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
As far as we recollect, ordinary slacks and, a more definite recollection, a sort of zipper jerkin.Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
I lowered her zipper, she did mine, and tugged my jeans off.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
Attach tassels on zipper ends, made with a few strands of yarn.Juvenile Styles, Volume 4|Mary Hoyer
I am showing you Commission Exhibit 162, which appears to be a jacket with a zipper.Warren Commission (7 of 26): Hearings Vol. VII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for zipper
Word Origin and History for zipper
1925, probably an agent noun from zip (v.1). The trademark taken out on the name that year applied to a boot with zippers, not to the "lightning fastener" itself, which was at first called a zip.