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STRIPPER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stripper mean? 

STRIPPER (noun)
  The noun STRIPPER has 4 senses:

1. a chemical compound used to remove paint or varnish
2. a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
3. a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
4. an oil well whose production has declined to less than ten barrels a day

  Familiarity information: STRIPPER used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


STRIPPER (noun)


Sense 1stripper [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A chemical compound used to remove paint or varnish

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Hypernyms ("stripper" is a kind of...):

chemical compound; compound ((chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight)


Sense 2stripper [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

sprigger; stemmer; stripper

Hypernyms ("stripper" is a kind of...):

worker (a person who works at a specific occupation)


Sense 3stripper [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

stripteaser; striptease artist; striptease; peeler; exotic dancer; ecdysiast; stripper

Hypernyms ("stripper" is a kind of...):

performer; performing artist (an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience)

Instance hyponyms:

Gypsy Rose Lee; Lee; Rose Louise Hovick (United States striptease artist who became famous on Broadway in the 1930s (1914-1970))


Sense 4stripper [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An oil well whose production has declined to less than ten barrels a day

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

stripper well; stripper

Hypernyms ("stripper" is a kind of...):

oil well; oiler (a well that yields or has yielded oil)


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