stripper

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noun strip·per \ˈstri-pər\

Definition of stripper

  1. 1 :  one that strips

  2. 2 :  stripteaser

  3. 3 :  a machine that separates a desired part of an agricultural crop

  4. 4 :  an oil well that produces 10 barrels or less per day

Examples of stripper in a Sentence

  1. She worked as a stripper for a few years.

  2. a can of paint stripper

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First Known Use of stripper

1581


STRIPPER Defined for English Language Learners

stripper

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Definition of stripper for English Language Learners

  • : a performer who removes his or her clothing in a sexually exciting way : a dancer who does a striptease

  • : a tool that you use to remove something (such as paint) from a surface

  • : a liquid chemical that you use to remove something (such as paint) from a surface


Medical Dictionary

stripper

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noun strip·per \ˈstrip-ər\

Medical Definition of stripper

  1. :  a surgical instrument used for removal of a vein

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