strip poker

noun

Definition of 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 In a Medium piece, Boylan claimed Cuomo invited her to play strip poker on one occasion and kissed her without warning in 2018 in his New York office. Marlene Lenthang, ABC News, "Report says aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo sought to discredit one of his accusers," 19 Mar. 2021 Former Cuomo staffer Lindsey Boylan said last week that Cuomo kissed her without her consent and asked her to play strip poker. W. James Antle Iii, Washington Examiner, "Democrats face biggest #MeToo test yet as Cuomo investigation looms," 2 Mar. 2021 Former adviser Lindsey Boylan, 36, said Cuomo made inappropriate comments on her appearance, joked about playing strip poker and once kissed her on the lips at the end of a meeting. Tim Darnell, ajc, "New York GOP lawmakers file Andrew Cuomo impeachment resolution," 8 Mar. 2021 One of them, Lindsey Boylan, alleged that Cuomo had asked her to play strip poker and had kissed her on the lips without her consent. Charlotte Alter, Time, "Andrew Cuomo Was a 'Resistance' Icon. Now There's 'Blood in the Water'," 2 Mar. 2021 Another former aide, Lindsey Boylan, said Cuomo asked her to play strip poker and on another occasion kissed her on the mouth. Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner, "Schumer: Andrew Cuomo allegations are 'serious, very troubling'," 2 Mar. 2021 Last week former aide Lindsey Boylan, 36, detailed in a long blog post that Cuomo, among other things, asked her to play strip poker on a government airplane and forcibly kissed her in his Manhattan office without permission. James Pindell, BostonGlobe.com, "Andrew Cuomo is facing mounting sexual harassment claims. Why aren’t Democrats bailing on him?," 2 Mar. 2021 Boylan said the strip poker comment came during a flight in October 2017, as she and Cuomo were seated together, a press aide to one side and a state trooper behind them. Washington Post, "Ex-aide says Gov. Cuomo sexually harassed her, kissed her and left her ‘nauseous’ at work," 24 Feb. 2021 Before the settlement, however, Father Kennington admitted during a deposition to playing strip poker with both children. New York Times, "A Vanishing Priest, a Wall of Secrecy and a 25-Year-Old Abuse Case," 30 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of strip poker

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of strip poker was in 1912

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22 Mar 2021

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“Strip poker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strip%20poker. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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