zip
I. verb (zipped; zipping) Etymology: imitative of the sound of a speeding object Date: 1852 intransitive verb 1. to move, act, or function with speed and vigor 2. to travel with a sharp hissing or humming sound transitive verb 1. to impart speed or force to 2. to add zest, interest, or life to — often used with up 3. to transport or propel with speed II. noun Date: 1867 1. a sudden sharp hissing or sibilant sound 2. energy, vimzipless adjective III. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1900 nothing, zero <
the final score was 27 to zip
>
IV. noun Date: 1920 chiefly British zipper V. verb (zipped; zipping) Etymology: back-formation from zipper Date: 1932 transitive verb 1. a. to close or open with or as if with a zipper b. to enclose or wrap by fastening a zipper 2. to cause (a zipper) to open or shut intransitive verb to become open, closed, or attached by means of a zipper VI. noun Usage: often all capitalized Date: 1969 zip code 1

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