He zippered his sweater against the cold.
This Fall jackets are zippered.
Other Word Forms
Origin of zipper
- Originally a trademark
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- 1925, zip + -er. The trade name was registered in 1925 by B.F. Goodrich for “boots made of rubber and fabric," claiming use of the name since June 1923. No longer a registered trademark.