Zipper

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Definition

a zipper (US), a zip (UK): a fastener for locking together two toothed edges of a bag, a pair of trousers, etc.
noun
I prefer coats with zippers, not buttons, because they're easier to open and close.

Examples

  • "I would have replied earlier, however my accounting obligations prevented me from checking my e-mail until the early afternoon, and then an unfortunate incident occurred during my bathroom break, when my neck tie got caught in the zipper of my pants."

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