[ zip-erd ]
/ ˈzɪp ərd /


fastened or fitted with a zipper or zippers: zippered slipcovers.

Words nearby zippered

Origin of zippered

First recorded in 1940–45; zipper + -ed3

Definition for zippered (2 of 2)

[ zip-er ]
/ ˈzɪp ər /


Also called slide fastener. a 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.

verb (used with or without object)

Origin of zipper

1920–25, Americanism; formerly a trademark; see zip1, -er1


zip·per·less, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for zippered

  • Duggan zippered shut his gray-checked jacket and left the booth.

    Second Sight|Basil Eugene Wells
  • We put on zippered windbreaks and the 'copter soared noiselessly into the pale crimson sky.

    The Planet Savers|Marion Zimmer Bradley

British Dictionary definitions for zippered (1 of 2)

/ (ˈzɪpəd) /


provided or fastened with a zip

British Dictionary definitions for zippered (2 of 2)

/ (ˈzɪpə) /


US and Canadian a fastening device operating by means of two parallel rows of metal or plastic teeth on either side of a closure that are interlocked by a sliding tabAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): zip
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