Definition of striptease
: a burlesque act in which a performer removes clothing piece by piece
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While Skirt Club themes have ranged from chocolate to stripteases to Prohibition speakeasy with lots of flapper dresses, at this party, leather, latex, lace, leash rings and riding crops prevailed.
The night of striptease performers features sexy dancing and a variety of cosplay.
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STRIPTEASE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of striptease for English Language Learners
: a performance in which someone removes clothing in a sexually exciting way
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