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Definition of the noun striptease

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noun - plural: stripteases

  1. a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
  2. a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of striptease: strip / strip show
    • more generic term: nude dancing = erotic dancing with little or no clothing

Alternative definition of the noun striptease


  1. The act of slowly taking off one's clothes to sexually arouse the viewer, often accompanied by music and in exchange for money.


  1. "Striptease" is a 1996 American comedy-drama erotic film directed, produced, and written by Andrew Bergman. The film stars Demi Moore, Burt Reynolds, and Ving Rhames. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Carl Hiaasen; it is about a stripper who becomes involved in both a child-custody dispute and corrupt politics.
  2. "Striptease" is a film, directed by Chi Chi LaRue.
    • country: United States of America
    • language: English Language
    • genre: Gay pornography
    • released on (18 years ago)
  3. "Striptease" is a 1998 short film directed by Amnon Kotler.
    • country: Israel
    • language: Hebrew Language
    • released in (17 years ago)
  4. "Striptease" is an adult film that was released in 1983.
    • starring: Colleen Brennan
    • genre: Pornographic film
    • released in (32 years ago)
  5. "Striptease" is a film.


"Striptease" is a book by Georges Simenon.


  1. "Striptease" is a musical album of El Chojin.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  2. "Striptease" is a composition.
  3. "Striptease" is a musical single of Hawksley Workman.


Striptease: A striptease is an erotic or exotic dance in which the performer gradually undresses, either partly or completely, in a seductive and sexually suggestive manner. The person who performs a striptease is commonly known as a "stripper" or exotic dancer.

  • also known as 脫衣舞

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Striptease

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Google previewSade, Fourier, Loyola (1989)

by Roland Barthes

The striptease is a narrative: it develops in time the terms ("classemes") of a code which is that of the Enigma: from the outset, the unveiling of a secret is promised, then withheld ("suspended"), and finally both accomplished and avoided; like ...

Google previewCultural Studies - The Basics (2002)

by Jeff Lewis

striptease is the erotic art of the people and that the history of erotic dancing is very much embedded in connections between 'sexually powerful women' and a culture's desire or libido. Jarrett's thesis moves well beyond the timidity of feminist ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Codenames of World War II (Routledge Revivals) (2013)

by Christopher Chant

Striptease. Advanceof the 22nd and 38th Divisions of the Chinese Army inIndia fromLedo to Shingbwiyang (October 1943). This was ...

Google previewChabers 21st Century Dictionary

a striptease performance. • stripped adj □ stripped pine. • stripper noun see separate entry.

Google previewPaperback Oxford English Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford Dictionaries,, Maurice Waite

striptease. 722 strew v. (strews, strewing, strewed; past part. strewn or strewed) 1 scatter untidily over a surface or area. 2 (be strewn with) be covered with untidily scattered things. stria /stry-uh/ n. (pl. striae /stry-ee/) tech. a line, ridge, or groove ...

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The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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