toilet paper
noun Date: 1884 a thin sanitary absorbent paper usually in a roll for bathroom use chiefly for drying or cleaning oneself after defecation and urination

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • toilet paper — toilet .paper n [U] soft thin paper used for cleaning yourself after you have used the toilet …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • toilet paper — toilet ,paper noun uncount soft thin paper that you use to clean yourself after using the toilet …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • toilet paper — or toilet tissue n. soft, absorbent paper, usually in a roll, for use in cleaning oneself after evacuation …   English World dictionary

  • Toilet paper — For other uses, see Toilet paper (disambiguation). A roll of toilet paper. Toilet paper is a soft paper product (tissue paper) used to maintain personal hygiene after human defecation or urination. However, it can also be used for other purposes… …   Wikipedia

  • toilet paper — noun a soft thin absorbent paper for use in toilets • Syn: ↑toilet tissue, ↑bathroom tissue • Hypernyms: ↑tissue, ↑tissue paper • Hyponyms: ↑toilet roll * * * noun [noncount] …   Useful english dictionary

  • toilet paper — 1. noun Paper, usually on a roll, to clean oneself after defecation, or for women, to pat themselves dry after urination. Syn: toilet tissue, bathroom tissue 2. verb To cover someones house (and trees and shrubs) with toilet paper or other… …   Wiktionary

  • toilet paper — N UNCOUNT Toilet paper is thin soft paper that people use to clean themselves after they have got rid of urine or faeces from their body …   English dictionary

  • toilet paper — /ˈtɔɪlət peɪpə/ (say toyluht paypuh) noun soft, thin paper for sanitary use after defecation and urination. Also, toilet tissue, lavatory paper …   Australian English dictionary

  • toilet paper — a soft, lightweight, sanitized paper used in bathrooms for personal cleanliness. Also called toilet tissue, bathroom tissue. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • toilet paper — noun (U) soft thin paper used for cleaning yourself after you have used the toilet …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • toilet paper — UK / US noun [uncountable] soft thin paper that you use to clean yourself after using the toilet …   English dictionary

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