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stripper Line breaks: strip|per
Pronunciation: /ˈstrɪpə/

Definition of stripper in English:


1A device used for stripping something: a wire stripper removes insulation from flex
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  • Commercial strippers have tanks and booths, exhaust fans, and use the strongest chemicals purchased by the barrel.
  • Newer more environment- and people-friendly strippers are much safer to use but may take considerably longer to work.
  • Use a cable stripper to prevent cutting the plastic coating on the wires.
1.1 [mass noun] Solvent for removing paint: paint stripper
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  • Never use any paint stripper in a poorly ventilated area.
  • You will need paint stripper and a brush, a scraper and some sandpaper.
  • After years of cocktail bars making stuff tasting like paint stripper and red cordial these guys know how to do it right.
2A striptease performer: the stripper gyrated on the tiny stage
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  • When I first moved away from home at age 18, I lived with a woman who was an exotic dancer, a stripper really.
  • It was then I realized what go-go dancers have become: strippers who don't take their clothes off.
  • They soon meet a couple of male strippers whose ambiguous relationship mirrors their own.

Words that rhyme with stripper

Agrippa, chipper, clipper, dipper, equipper, flipper, gripper, hipper, kipper, nipper, Pippa, ripper, shipper, sipper, skipper, slipper, tipper, tripper, whipper, zipper
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