proprietary name of a brand of cigarette lighter, patented 1934 by Zippo Manufacturing Co., Bradford, Pa.
Examples from the Web for zippo
As Frank was strolling up the street he met the two friends, for Zippo was a cousin of the captain.
Zippo had rallied the men, who, gathering together, endeavoured to fight their way through their assailants.
Rubini and Zippo are both certain that this woman is acting in perfect good faith.
The fellow must have seen some of us, because he was just starting to run when, zippo, that detective had him by the collar again.Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels|Percy Keese Fitzhugh