restroom
noun Date: 1899 a room or suite of rooms providing toilets and lavatories

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • restroom — ☆ restroom [rest′ro͞om΄ ] n. a room or rooms, as in an office building, sports arena, or restaurant, equipped with toilets, washbowls, etc.: also rest room * * * rest·room (rĕstʹro͞om , ro͝om ) n. A room equipped with toilets and lavatories for… …   Universalium

  • restroom — (n.) also rest room, 1899, from REST (Cf. rest) (n.1) + ROOM (Cf. room) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • restroom — ► NOUN chiefly N. Amer. ▪ a toilet in a public building …   English terms dictionary

  • restroom — ☆ restroom [rest′ro͞om΄ ] n. a room or rooms, as in an office building, sports arena, or restaurant, equipped with toilets, washbowls, etc.: also rest room …   English World dictionary

  • restroom — noun (AmE) ADJECTIVE ▪ public ▪ ladies , men s, women s VERB + RESTROOM ▪ find ▪ He went off to find the restroom …   Collocations dictionary

  • restroom — UK [ˈrestˌruːm] / US [ˈrestˌrum] noun [countable] Word forms restroom : singular restroom plural restrooms American a room with a toilet in it, especially in a public building …   English dictionary

  • restroom — noun a public room containing a toilet. Could you tell me where I can find the restroom? Syn: washroom, WC, lavatory …   Wiktionary

  • restroom — rest|room [ rest,rum ] noun count AMERICAN a room with a toilet in it, especially in a public building …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • restroom — see rest room …   English dictionary

  • restroom — n. bathroom, toilet …   English contemporary dictionary

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