Synonyms of zip
1 speedDictionary • My craft zipped along the bay.
speed • The engine noise rises only slightly as I speed along.
shoot • They had almost reached the boat when a figure shot past them.
fly • I flew downstairs.
tear • The door flew open and she tore into the room.
rush • Someone inside the building rushed out.
flash • Cars flashed by every few minutes.
dash • Suddenly she dashed out into the garden.
hurry • Claire hurried along the road.
barrel (along) (informal, mainly US, Canadian)
buzz • A few tourists were buzzing around.
streak • A meteorite streaked across the sky.
hare (British, informal)
zoom • A police car zoomed by.
whizz (informal) • A car whizzed past.
hurtle • A pretty young girl came hurtling down the stairs.
pelt • She pelted down the stairs in her nightgown.
burn rubber (informal)
energyDictionary (informal) • He gave the choreography his usual class and zip.
energy • At 65 years old, her energy and looks are wonderful.
go (informal) • For an old woman she still has a lot of go in her.
life • The town itself was full of life and character.
drive • He is best remembered for his drive and enthusiasm.
spirit • They played with spirit.
punch (informal) • The film lacks punch and pace.
pep • They need something to put the pep back in their lives.
sparkle • There was little sparkle in their performance.
vitality • He fell in love with her for her vitality and sense of fun.
vigour • He lacks the vigour of a normal, healthy teenager.
verve • He played with great style and verve.
zest • He has a zest for life and a quick intellect.
gusto • Hers was a minor part, but she played it with gusto.
get-up-and-go (informal) • She's got more get-up-and-go than anyone I know.
brio • The performance was full of brio.
zing (informal) • He just lacked that extra zing.
liveliness • Some may enjoy the liveliness of such as restaurant.
pizzazz or pizazz (informal)
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brioliveliness or vigour; spirit
• The performance was full of brio.
buzzIf people are buzzing around, they are moving around quickly and busily.
• A few tourists were buzzing around.
• Textbooks compressed six millennia of Egyptian history into a few pages.
Thesaurus for zip from the Collins English Thesaurus
a fastening device operating by means of two parallel rows of metal or plastic teeth on either side of a closure that are interlocked by a sliding tab