[ zip-erd ]
/ ˈzɪp ərd /
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Origin of zippered
[ 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
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Examples from the Web for zippered
/ (ˈzɪpəd) /
provided or fastened with a zip
/ (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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper