Definition of body search noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


body search

BrE BrE//ˈbɒdi sɜːtʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːdi sɜːrtʃ//
The police
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a search of a person’s body, for example by the police or by a customs official, for drugs, weapons, etc. See related entries: The police
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: body search