from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act or an instance of subjecting a person to strip-searching. Also called skin search.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A search for items hidden on a person preformed by removing that person's clothes.
  • v. Search for items hidden on a person, by removing clothes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs by having them remove their clothes


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