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Noun, Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

zipn. [Imitative.].
     A hissing or sibilant sound such as that made by a flying bullet.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
zipv. i. 
     To make, or move with, such a sound.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

zip, n. & v.
--n.
1 a light fast sound, as of a bullet passing through air.
2 energy, vigour.
3 esp. Brit. a (in full zip-fastener) a fastening device of two flexible strips with interlocking projections closed or opened by pulling a slide along them. b (attrib.) having a zip-fastener (zip bag).
--v. (zipped, zipping)
1 tr. & intr. (often foll. by up) fasten with a zip-fastener.
2 intr. move with zip or at high speed.

Etymology
imit.

THESAURUS

zip

aggressiveness, animal spirits, animation, assibilate, assibilation, ball the jack, bang, barrel, bite, boom, bowl along, breeze, breeze along, briskness, brush, bustle, buzz, capersomeness, clip, coltishness, cut along, dash, drive, effervesce, effervescence, effervescing, elan, enterprise, esprit, exuberance, fire, fizz, fizzle, fizzling, fleet, flit, fly, fly low, foot, frication, frictional rustling, friskiness, frolicsomeness, gaiety, gamesomeness, gayness, get-up-and-go, ginger, go fast, gusto, guts, hasten, heartiness, highball, hiss, hissing, hotness, hush, hushing, hustle, initiative, kick, life, lisp, liveliness, make knots, nip, nippiness, outstrip the wind, pep, pepper, pepperiness, piss and vinegar, pizzazz, playfulness, poop, pour it on, punch, push, raciness, relish, rhonchus, rip, rollicksomeness, rompishness, rush, scorch, shush, shushing, sibilance, sibilate, sibilation, siffle, sigmatism, siss, sissing, sizz, sizzle, sizzling, skim, skittishness, snap, snappiness, sneeze, sneezing, sniff, sniffle, snore, snort, snuff, snuffle, speed, spice, spiciness, spirit, spiritedness, spirits, spit, splutter, sportiveness, sprightliness, spunk, sputter, squash, squelch, squish, starch, sternutation, stertor, storm along, sweep, swish, tang, tear along, thrust, thunder along, verve, vigor, vim, vitality, vivacity, waltz, wheeze, whish, whisk, whistle, whistling, white noise, whiz, whoosh, zest, zestfulness, zing, zoom

ROGET THESAURUS

zip

Zero

N zero, nothing, null, nul, naught, nought, void, cipher, goose egg, none, nobody, no one, nichts, nixie, nix, zilch, zip, zippo, not a soul, ame qui vive, absence, unsubstantiality, not one, not a one, not any, nary a one, not a, never a, not a whit of, not an iota of, not a drop of, not a speck of, not a jot, not a trace of, not a hint of, not a smidgen of, not a suspicion of, not a shadow of, neither hide nor hair of.

Sibilation

N sibilance, sibilation, zip, hiss, sternutation, high note, goose, serpent, snake (animal sounds), insect, bug, bee, mosquito, wasp, fly, tea kettle, pressure cooker, air valve, pressure release valve, safety valve, tires, air escaping from tires, punctured tire, escaping steam, steam, steam radiator, steam release valve, sibilant, hissing, wheezy, sternutative.


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