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Zip, Zips or ZIP may refer to:

  • Zipper or zip, a device for temporarily joining two edges of fabric together
  • ZIP Code, the USPS Zone Improvement Plan used in postal addresses in the United States


Arts and entertainment[edit]

  • Zip, a recurring character in the Tomb Raider video game series
  • Zip (TUGS), a character in the children's television series TUGS
  • Zip (game), a children's or party game
  • Zip (roller coaster), a roller coaster which operated at Oaks Amusement Park
  • Zip, in the children's or party card game Zip and bong
  • Zip, the vertical line in works by artist Barnett Newman
  • Zip (band), a band formed by Pete Shelley
  • ZIP Magazine, a weekly men's magazine published in the United Kingdom
  • Zip Comics, an American anthology comic book series published from 1940 to 1944
  • ZIP-Zeta Interacting Protein, A fictional amnestic drug featured in the Blindspot television series.

In business[edit]


  • Bohdan Zip (1929–2017), Canadian former politician
  • John Zip Collins (1892–1983), American Major League Baseball player
  • John Connolly (FBI) (born 1940), former FBI agent convicted of second-degree murder and other crimes
  • Elzaphan Zip Hanna (1916–2001), American National Football League player
  • George Zip Zabel (1891–1970), American Major League Baseball player
  • Zip the Pinhead, circus freak show performer born William Johnson (1842?–1926)
  • a ring name of Tom Prichard (born 1959), professional wrestler


Other uses[edit]

  • Zero, in slang
  • Zips, a derogatory slang term for Italian-American or Sicilian-American mobsters
  • Akron Zips, the University of Akron athletic teams
  • Zig-zag in-line package, a type of electronic packaging
  • Zip Feed Tower, a grain elevator and feed mill in Sioux Falls, South Dakota; demolished in 2005
  • ZIP-Zeta Inhibitory Peptide, inhibitor of PKM-zeta. Prevents Long-Term Potentiation
  • Zrt- and Irt-like proteins, a family of zinc transporters

See also[edit]