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stripper

[strip-er] /ˈstrɪp ər/
noun
1.
a person who strips.
2.
a thing that strips, as an appliance or machine for stripping.
3.
Also called ecdysiast, exotic dancer, stripteaser. a person who performs a striptease.
4.
a harvesting machine for stripping the seed heads from the stalks of grain.
5.
a machine used in harvesting cotton to strip the bolls from the plants.
6.
a chemical solution that removes varnish, paint, wax, etc., from a surface, as of furniture or flooring.
7.
any of several rollers covered with card clothing that operate in combination with the worker rollers and the cylinder in the carding of fibers.
8.
Printing. a worker who assembles and strips photographic negatives or positives for platemaking.
Compare strip2 (def 10).
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; strip1 + -er1
Related forms
self-stripper, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for self-stripper

stripper

/ˈstrɪpə/
noun
1.
a striptease artist
2.
a person or thing that strips
3.
a device or substance for removing paint, varnish, etc
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Word Origin and History for self-stripper

stripper

n.

"strip-tease dancer" is from 1930, from strip (v.). Strip-tease itself is first recorded 1936, though strip and tease were both used in this sense in late 1920s.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for self-stripper

stripes

noun

Chevrons worn as insignia of noncommissioned rank; Crow Tracks (1827+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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