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strip·tease

 (strĭp′tēz′)
n.
A performance, as in a burlesque act, in which a person slowly removes clothing, usually to musical accompaniment.

strip′teas′er n.
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striptease

(ˈstrɪpˌtiːz)
n
a. a form of erotic entertainment in which a person gradually undresses to music
b. (as modifier): a striptease club.
[from strip1 + tease]
ˈstripˌteaser n
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strip•tease

(ˈstrɪpˌtiz)

n., v. -teased, -teas•ing. n.
1. an act, as in a burlesque show, in which a performer removes garments one at a time, usu. to the accompaniment of music.
v.i.
2. to do a striptease.
[1935–40, Amer.]
strip′teas`er, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.striptease - a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to musicstriptease - a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
performer, performing artist - an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
2.striptease - a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music; "she did a strip right in front of everyone"
nude dancing - erotic dancing with little or no clothing
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Translations
striptease

striptease

[ˈstrɪptiːz] Nstriptease m
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striptease

[ˌstrɪpˈtiːz] nstrip-tease m
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striptease

[ˈstrɪpˌtiːz] nspogliarello
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References in periodicals archive ?
Like all stripteases, Aster's horror thriller ultimately has to bare all and when the film performs its big reveal - with a flourish - we realise we have seen this story many times before.
The flawlessly beautiful and amazingly feminine Farrah Moan was the first to perform, lip syncing to who else but Christina Aguilera and performing the first of her two stripteases of the night.
The DNA from the Moulin Rouge style of performances, where French showgirls energetically performed high kicks so the audience might "get a glimpse," crossed with the bawdy saloon girl stripteases of the American "adult entertainment" circuit.