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(Clothing & Fashion) chiefly US and Canadian another name for zip1
1. Also called slide fastener. a device for fastening clothing, luggage, etc., consisting of two parallel tracks of teeth or coils that can be interlocked or separated by the pulling of a slide between them.
2. a large illuminated display of news bulletins or advertisements that rapidly and continously flash by on an upper part of a building.
3. a person or thing that zips.v.t., v.i.
4. zip 2.
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|Noun||1.||slide fastener - a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab|
cardigan - knitted jacket that is fastened up the front with buttons or a zipper
fastening, holdfast, fastener, fixing - restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
skirt - a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women