from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To remove all of one's clothing.
  • v. To remove inessentials from.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. get undressed


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • I strip down my three layers of shorts, biking shorts, and underwear just in time as I desecrate the slickrock.

    127 Hours

  • Or on steaming August Sundays they'd slip the CO2 cartridges into their paint-ball guns and strip down to their shorts, stalking each other and raising molehills of welts on their chests and thighs with the marble-sized balls that hissed through the air at three hundred feet per second, young Stephen struggling to keep from crying at the awful sting.

    The Coffin Dancer

  • The room’s maroon carpet had been worn in a strip down the middle, a missal’s ribbon made by years of walking through the dining room, which was used only on Christmas and Easter.


  • The parturient is suspended by bands beneath the arms, and one, sometimes two, of the attendants grasp the body of the patient in their arms, and strip down the womb with considerable force; a kind of ` ` all pull together, '' as Dr. Reed, Surgeon U.S. A., expresses it.

    Labor Among Primitive Peoples


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.