Synonyms of zip in English:

zip


See definition of zip

noun

1‘we were full of vim and zip’

SYNONYMS

enthusiasm, zest, zestfulness, appetite, relish, gusto, eagerness, keenness, avidity, zeal, fervour, ardour, passion, love, enjoyment, joy, delight, pleasure, excitement

vigour, verve, liveliness, sparkle, fizz, effervescence, fire, animation, vitality, dynamism, energy, buoyancy, brio, bounce, pep, spirit, spiritedness, exuberance, high spirits, high-spiritedness

zing, oomph, vim, pizzazz, get-up-and-go

ANTONYMS

lethargy


verb

1‘house martins zipped back and forth over the lake’

SYNONYMS

speed, hurry, race, run, sprint, dash, bolt, dart, rush, hasten, hurtle, career, streak, shoot, whizz, zoom, go like lightning, go hell for leather, spank along, bowl along, rattle along, whirl, whoosh, buzz, swoop, flash, blast, charge, stampede, gallop, sweep, hare, fly, wing, scurry, scud, scutter, scramble

belt, pelt, tear, hotfoot it, leg it, zap, whip, scoot, scorch, burn rubber, go like a bat out of hell

British bomb, bucket, shift, put one's foot down, go like the clappers

Scottish wheech

North American clip, boogie, hightail, barrel, lay rubber, get the lead out

North American vulgar slang drag ass, haul ass, tear ass

literary fleet

archaic post, hie

rare drive

ANTONYMS

dawdle