a person who strips.
a harvesting machine for stripping the seed heads from the stalks of grain.
a machine used in harvesting cotton to strip the bolls from the plants.
a chemical solution that removes varnish, paint, wax, etc., from a surface, as of furniture or flooring.
Origin of stripper
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Contemporary Examples of stripper
a striptease artist
a person or thing that strips
a device or substance for removing paint, varnish, etc
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"strip-tease dancer" is from 1930, from strip (v.). Strip-tease itself is first recorded 1936, though strip and tease were both used in this sense in late 1920s.
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