- a burlesque act in which a dancer removes garments one at a time to the accompaniment of music.
- to do a striptease.
Origin of striptease
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- a form of erotic entertainment in which a person gradually undresses to music
- (as modifier)a striptease club
from strip 1 + tease
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Word Origin and History for striptease
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