strip poker


: a poker game in which players pay their losses by removing articles of clothing

Examples of strip poker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Playing strip poker! Emma Specter, Vogue, 12 Mar. 2021 While his brother was a frequent source of British tabloid stories, for a stream of glamorous partners and antics that included a game of strip poker, William largely abstained from such behavior. Alistair MacDonald, WSJ, 9 Sep. 2022 Talking with her was like playing strip poker with someone in a down parka. Jennifer Senior, The Atlantic, 9 Feb. 2022 In February, Boylan charged Cuomo with offering her an invitation to play strip poker on a government airplane, and an unsolicited kiss in his Manhattan office. Fox News, 8 Dec. 2021 The strip poker gambit was one more harassment Boylan, who served in a high-ranking position in Cuomo’s administration, suffered from the governor. Alexa Philippou,, 8 Aug. 2021 People who live in glass houses ... shouldn’t play strip poker. Richard Lederer, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Oct. 2021 Boylan, a former aide to the governor, claims Cuomo made inappropriate comments toward her, including one remark about playing strip poker during a flight on an official state aircraft. Jon Campbell, USA TODAY, 11 Aug. 2021 One of her complaints was that the creepy governor made a comment to her about wanting to play strip poker on a 2017 flight across New York. Alexa Philippou,, 8 Aug. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of strip poker was in 1904

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“Strip poker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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