Definition of Gypsy Rose Lee from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Gypsy Rose Lee

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(1914-70) a US striptease artist (= entertainer who takes off her clothes for an audience), known for her elegant stage performances. She was a star of the Ziegfeld Follies in the 1930s, appeared in several films and became popular on television in the 1960s. Lee's book about her life, Gypsy (1957), became a Broadway musical show (1959) and later a film (1962).