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Synonyms for ecdysiast

a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music

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doog 'good' [p] ("good doogs" = good goods) [Oz colloq.] ecdysiast Dye is cast.
Made up of five Canadian ecdysiasts (the technical term for performers who shed clothes to music) the Society has been wowing crowds across North America since 1997.
Highly entertaining docu "A Wink and a Smile" provides an eye-opening lesson in the theory and practice of stripping--as taught by fan dancer extraordinaire Miss Indigo Blue, headmistress of Seattle's Academy of Burlesque, and illustrated onstage by the city's foremost ecdysiasts, from Inga Ingenue to Ernie von Schmaltz.