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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.
Translations of “stripper”
in Chinese (Traditional) 去除表皮, 剝離劑,脫漆劑, 剝離器…
in Russian стриптизер, стриптизерша…
in Turkish striptizci…
in Chinese (Simplified) 去除表皮, 剥离剂,脱漆剂, 剥离器…
in Polish striptizer/ka…
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