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.
Origin of striptease
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Examples from the Web for striptease
Contemporary Examples of striptease
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Historical Examples of striptease
- a form of erotic entertainment in which a person gradually undresses to music
- (as modifier)a striptease club
Word Origin for striptease
from strip 1 + tease
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