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{n: ZIP code, ZIP, postcode, postal code} a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail



{n: energy, vigor, vigour, zip} forceful exertion
"he plays tennis with great energy"
"he's full of zip"

{n: nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippo} a quantity of no importance
"it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"
"reduced to nil all the work we had done"
"we racked up a pathetic goose egg"
"it was all for naught"
"I didn't hear zilch about it"

{n: slide fastener, zip, zipper, zip fastener} a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab

{n: zip gun} a crude homemade pistol

{v: pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say} speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
"She pronounces French words in a funny way"
"I cannot say `zip wire'"
"Can the child sound out this complicated word?"

{v: travel rapidly, speed, hurry, zip} move very fast
"The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"

{v: unzip} open the zipper of
"unzip the bag"
<-> zip up

{v: zip by, fly by, whisk by} move by very quickly

{v: zip up, zipper, zip} close with a zipper
"Zip up your jacket--it's cold"
<-> unzip


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