Zipper - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈzɪpər|  American pronunciation of the word zipper
Brit.  |ˈzɪpə|  British pronunciation of the word zipper

noun

- a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab (syn: zip)

verb

- close with a zipper (syn: zip)

Examples

The zipper was stuck and we couldn't open the suitcase.

Can you help him with his zipper?

The tab on the zipper is broken.

Word forms

noun
singular: zipper
plural: zippers
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