men's room

men's room
noun Date: 1929 a room equipped with one or more sinks, toilets, and usually urinals for the use of men and boys

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • men's room — n especially AmE the men s toilet British Equivalent: gents →↑ladies room …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • men's room — men s rooms N COUNT: usu the N in sing The men s room is a toilet for men in a public building. [mainly AM] …   English dictionary

  • men's room — men s ,room noun count a men s bathroom in a public place …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • men's room — men s′ room n. a public lavatory for men • Etymology: 1925–30, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • men's room — n. a restroom for men, with washbasins, toilets, and urinals …   English World dictionary

  • men's room — noun a public toilet for men • Syn: ↑men s • Hypernyms: ↑public toilet, ↑comfort station, ↑public convenience, ↑convenience, ↑public lavatory, ↑restroom, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • men's room — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms men s room : singular men s room plural men s rooms mainly American a men s toilet in a public place …   English dictionary

  • men’s room — n. a men’s restroom. □ Where’s the men’s room, please? □ I gotta use the men’s room …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • men's room —    a lavatory for male use only    Usually so described in a severe building where nobody is trying to sell you anything:     I went into the men s room, just to look in the mirror. (Theroux, 1973)    The counterpart of men is women, but you are… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • men's room — a public lavatory for men. Also called men s lounge. [1925 30, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • men's room — noun N. Amer. a men s toilet in a public or institutional building …   English new terms dictionary

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