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striptease

[ strip-teez ]
/ ˈstrɪpˌtiz /
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noun
a burlesque act in which a dancer removes garments one at a time to the accompaniment of music.
verb (used without object), strip·teased, strip·teas·ing.
to do a striptease.
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Origin of striptease

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40; strip1 + tease
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British Dictionary definitions for striptease

striptease
/ (ˈstrɪpˌtiːz) /

noun
  1. a form of erotic entertainment in which a person gradually undresses to music
  2. (as modifier)a striptease club

Derived forms of striptease

stripteaser, noun

Word Origin for striptease

from strip 1 + tease
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