What does stripper mean?

Definitions for stripper
ˈstrɪp ərstrip·per

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strippernoun

    a chemical compound used to remove paint or varnish

  2. stripper, stemmer, spriggernoun

    a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books

  3. stripper, striptease artist, striptease, stripteaser, exotic dancer, ecdysiast, peelernoun

    a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music

  4. stripper well, strippernoun

    an oil well whose production has declined to less than ten barrels a day


  1. Strippernoun

    (Agric.) A harvesting machine that strips the seed from the stalks of grain plants.

  2. Strippernoun

    a solvent or chemical solution used to remove coatings of paint, varnish, lacquer, etc. prior to refinishing a surface.

  3. Strippernoun

    a person (usually a woman) who strips off her clothes as an entertainment performance; one who does a strip-tease; -- also called an ecdysiast, exotic dancer, or strip-teaser.


  1. strippernoun

    One who removes their clothing, especially as a form of paid entertainment.

  2. strippernoun

    A chemical or tool used to remove paint, sheathing, etc. from something.

  3. strippernoun

    A tool used to strip tubing: to empty it by applying pressure to the outside of the tubing and moving that pressure along the tubing.


  1. Stripper

    A stripper or exotic dancer is a person whose occupation involves performing striptease in a public adult entertainment venue such as a strip club. At times, a stripper may be hired to perform at a bachelor party or other private event. Modern Americanized forms of stripping minimize interaction by strippers with customers, reducing the importance of tease in the performance in favor of speed to undress (strip). Not all strippers are comfortable dancing topless or fully nude, but in general, full nudity is common where not prohibited by law. The integration of the burlesque pole as a nearly ubiquitous prop has shifted the emphasis in the performance toward a more acrobatic, explicit expression compared to the slow-developing burlesque style. Most strippers work in strip clubs. A house dancer works for a particular club or franchise, while a feature dancer tends to have her own celebrity, touring a club circuit making appearances. Entertainers (dancers) are often not actual employees of the club itself but perform as independent contractors. Until the 1970s, strippers in Western cultures were almost invariably female, performing to male audiences. Since then, male strippers have become more common. Certain male and female strippers also perform for LGBT audiences as well as for all genders in bisexual contexts. Before the 1970s, dancers of all genders appeared largely in underground clubs or as part of a theatre experience, but the practice eventually became common enough on its own. Performances are usually fully choreographed, involve dance routines and a costume of some sort. The term "male stripper" has gone down in use in books in the 21st century.


  1. stripper

    A stripper is a professional entertainer who engages in the art of erotic or exotic dancing, often removing their clothing in a sequenced manner as part of their performance. The act is typically performed at strip clubs, private parties, or events, and may involve elements of dance, acrobatics, and theatrical performance. The term carries various connotations and norms depending on cultural, legal, and personal perspectives.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strippernoun

    one who, or that which, strips; specifically, a machine for stripping cards

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stripper in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stripper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of stripper in a Sentence

  1. Windie Lazenko:

    I would go the grocery store in my stripper shoes with my kids ... with T-shirts on that said 'Porn Star.' I had no shame, when I look back on that, it makes me sick to my stomach.

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