Definitionpiece by piece usually to the accompaniment of music.
(1) K. S. Daly. Sex. An Encyclopedia for the Bewildered (1995): ' Following the first strip-tease performance at the Moulin Rouge in Paris in February 1893, other performances attempted to add some imaginative variety to the proceedings. One of these, La Puce (or The Flea) featured a young woman who, on discovering a flea in her clothing, had no option but to divest.'
(2) The judge (Ferdinand Gottschalk) and Rosie Larue (Winnie Lightner) in Dancing Lady (1933):
-- The judge: ' Now, Miss Leroux, just what constitutes a strip-tease? '
-- Rosette Henriette Larue: ' A good constitution and a couple of zippers.'
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