zip up - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb
present tense
I/you/we/theyzip up
he/she/itzips up
present participlezipping up
past tensezipped up
past participlezipped up
  1. [transitive] to close something that has a zip

    She zipped up her dress.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] to be closed by means of a zip

      It zips up at the back.

    2. b.
      [transitive] zip someone up to close a zip on a piece of clothing for someone

      Do you want me to zip you up?

See also main entry: zip