striptease

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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

striptease

[ˌstrɪpˈtiːz] nstrip-tease m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

striptease

[ˈstrɪpˌtiːz] nspogliarello
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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During the show, photographer Andrew also snapped Mel B's stunning birthday cake made for her by Whitefield bakery Slattery's and wheeled onto the stage by topless dancers.
His club empire had been brought to its knees by a rival strip joint, which poached more than half his topless dancers, then paid them to strip fully naked to ensure his punters followed.
London, April 6 ( ANI ): The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who are on a three-week tour Down Under with Prince George, will be welcomed on their first stop in Wellington by the topless dancers of Maori powhiri, who have been asked to cover up so that they don't embarrass the royal couple.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Miley Cyrus sparked up on stage, host RedFoo stripped to his bare essentials, Robin Thicke performed with topless dancers and Katy Perry sang an entire song suspended in the air in what was a night filled with great performances, predictable winners and a moment of silence for the typhoon-ravaged people in the Philippines.
As for Steve Coogan - he's as well known for his cocaine-fuelled binges and dalliances with topless dancers as he is for his day job.
If I'd been Kate, I'd have stripped off and got jigging with those topless dancers on her Pacific tour - then she'd have neatly trumped the French mag, which first published the snaps.
Drinking holes across Newcastle that stage topless dancers on match days are being forced to apply for new licences or face being shut down.
NORTH East pubs that host topless dancers on Newcastle United match days could soon face tighter licensing restrictions.
late nights, champagne on tap and 70 high-kicking, topless dancers from all over the globe.
Lap dance bombshell SHOCKWAVES were rippling around Guisborough with the bombshell that a pounds 1m lap dancing club and casino employing up to 40 topless dancers could soon be built in the town.
"Why are we wasting money importing topless dancers ...
Due to a legal loophole in the Licensing Act 2003 - the law that governs the lap dancing trade - club bosses can apply to open venues with "nudity restrictions", clauses so wide-ranging they allow entertainment acts like scantily-clad stag and hen night kissograms and topless dancers to operate under the same licence.