from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that strips, as one that strips photographic negatives or positives.
- n. A chemical product for removing a surface covering, such as paint or varnish, from furniture or floors.
- n. One who performs a striptease.
- n. An oil well that produces ten barrels or fewer per day.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who removes their clothing, especially as a form of paid entertainment.
- n. A chemical or tool used to remove paint, sheathing, etc. from something.
- n. A tool used to strip tubing: to empty it by applying pressure to the outside of the tubing and moving that pressure along the tubing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, strips
- n. A cow that has nearly stopped giving milk, so that it can be obtained from her only by stripping.
- n. A harvesting machine that strips the seed from the stalks of grain plants.
- n. a solvent or chemical solution used to remove coatings of paint, varnish, lacquer, etc. prior to refinishing a surface.
- n. a person (usually a woman) who strips off her clothes as an entertainment performance; one who does a strip-tease; -- also called an ecdysiast, exotic dancer, or strip-teaser.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who strips, or an implement or machine used for stripping.
- n. A card so trimmed that it can be withdrawn from the pack at will.
- n. In dairying, a cow that is about to run dry or cease giving milk.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
- n. a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
- n. a chemical compound used to remove paint or varnish
- n. an oil well whose production has declined to less than ten barrels a day
I think the connection between me as a writer and me as a stripper is the impulse to see something weird and different — a desire for new experiences, unusual experiences, needing to see things for myself.
It's important that we question ourselves as women, about equality - I think a lot about whether a stripper is an object or is she something to be desired, and whether that's powerful enough.
On the other hand, the stripper is the mother of a biracial genius-boy.
I used only to be able to get them in stripper shops, but now you can buy them everywhere - although, unfortunately, that means everyone else has discovered the trick too. '
Would a certain whipped-cream wearing stripper from the honorable B. Barr's past be available by any chance?
Link wildfiring probably believes that any male who would hire a female stripper is a misogynist.
Taya (who earlier said proudly, "The word stripper doesn't apply to me; I'm a burlesque feature dancer") gets to stay.
Though when a stripper is leading a customer to the ATM so he can get more money (with a $5 ATM fee, too) for another lap dance, I'm not really sure who has the power and who's being used.
Blaming the players for their "boorish behavior," like hiring a stripper, is like blaming a rape victim for wearing a miniskirt.
Various characters are conferring privately in a bar where a stripper is performing.