strip-search - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
I/you/we/theystrip-search
he/she/itstrip-searches
present participlestrip-searching
past tensestrip-searched
past participlestrip-searched
  1. to check whether someone is hiding drugs or other illegal articles by making them take off their clothes

derived word

strip-search

 

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noun [countable]
singularstrip-search
pluralstrip-searches