Simple Definition of strip search
: an act of removing someone's clothing to see if that person is hiding illegal drugs, weapons, etc.
Full Definition of strip search
: a search for something concealed on a person made after removal of the person's clothing
Examples of strip search
The administrators ordered random strip searches of all prisoners.
First Known Use of strip search
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