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English noun: zipper

1. zipper (artifact) a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab

Synonymsslide fastener, zip, zip fastener

Broader (hypernym)fastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast

Part meronymcardigan, dress, frock, pant, skirt, trouser

English verb: zipper

1. zipper (contact) close with a zipper

SamplesZip up your jacket--it's cold.

Synonymszip, zip up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)fasten, fix, secure


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