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strip search

noun

Simple Definition of strip search

  • : an act of removing someone's clothing to see if that person is hiding illegal drugs, weapons, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of strip search

  1. :  a search for something concealed on a person made after removal of the person's clothing

strip–search

verb

Examples of strip search in a sentence

  1. The administrators ordered random strip searches of all prisoners.



1947

First Known Use of strip search

1947


Law Dictionary

strip search

  1. see search




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