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strip search

1

noun

  1. an act or instance of strip-searching.


strip-search

2

[ strip-surch ]

verb (used with object)

  1. to search (a suspect who has been required to remove all clothing) especially for concealed weapons, contraband, or evidence of drug abuse.

strip-search

verb

  1. tr (of police, customs officials, etc) to strip (a prisoner or suspect) naked to search him or her for contraband, narcotics, etc


noun

  1. a search that involves stripping a person naked
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Derived Forms

  • ˈstrip-ˌsearching, noun
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Example Sentences

Pallidine also says officers forced him to undergo a strip search and placed him in solidary confinement before his release.

After participating in online reality comic strip competition Strip Search, that idea morphed into OJST.

American officials were immediately provided access to Davis and he was not subjected to a strip search.

There, the man over the phone gave Ogborn an ultimatum: submit to a strip search or be arrested and taken to the police station.

At the time, the TSA claimed it did not strip-search, but later admitted wrongdoing.

Just short of a strip search, any place I could see or touch—including the inside of his mouth—was checked.

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