body shake

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body shake

A thorough or intensive search of one's person, especially for weaponry or prohibited substances. The bouncer is giving everyone a body shake to make sure no one smuggles booze or drugs into the concert. The officer gave me a body shake even through I told him I didn't have a gun on me.
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body shake

n. a shakedown of the body; a skin-search. (see also shakedown.) They give everybody who passes through these doors a body shake.
See also: body, shake