Synonyms of zip in English:

zip


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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
informal 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
informal belt, pelt, tear, hotfoot it, zap, whip, scoot, scorch, burn rubber, go like a bat out of hell
British informal bomb, bucket, shift, put one's foot down, go like the clappers, leg it
Scottish informal wheech
North American informal 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