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stripper

noun uk   /ˈstrɪp.ər/ us    //

stripper noun (REMOVER)

[C or U] a liquid chemical or an electric tool that is used for removing things such as paint: a can of paint stripper My new wallpaper stripper uses high-pressure steam to lift off the paper.

stripper noun (PERFORMER)

[C] someone whose job is removing all their clothing to entertain other people: We organized a male stripper for her 50th birthday party.
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