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Zip it! Informal

Meaning: If someone says "Zip it!", they're telling you to shut up or stop talking about something.

For example:

  • Kelly was about to say the wrong thing, so I told her to zip it.

  • If you ever think I'm going to say something stupid, just tell me to zip it, will you?

Quick Quiz:

If you tell someone to "Zip it!", you want them to
  1. do up their zipper
  2. do something faster
  3. keep quiet about something

Discuss: Zip it!

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