washroom
noun Date: 1806 a room that is equipped with washing and toilet facilities ; lavatory

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  • washroom — ► NOUN N. Amer. ▪ a room with washing and toilet facilities …   English terms dictionary

  • washroom — ☆ washroom [wôsh′ro͞om΄ ] n. 1. a room for washing 2. RESTROOM …   English World dictionary

  • Washroom — A washroom, public toilet, public convenience, comfort room, toilet room, bathroom, water closet or restroom, is a facility provided to allow use of a toilet by members of the public, or by patrons or customers. This is in contrast to a private… …   Wikipedia

  • washroom — Canadian Slang the general term for what is normally named public toilet or lavatory in Britain. In the U.S. (where it originated) mostly replaced by restroom in the 20th century. Generally used only as a technical or commercial term outside of… …   English dialects glossary

  • washroom — UK [ˈwɒʃˌruːm] / UK [ˈwɒʃˌrʊm] / US [ˈwɑʃˌrum] / US [ˈwɑʃˌrʊm] noun [countable] Word forms washroom : singular washroom plural washrooms mainly American a polite word for a toilet in a restaurant, hotel, or other public place …   English dictionary

  • washroom — noun Washroom is used before these nouns: ↑attendant …   Collocations dictionary

  • washroom — [[t]wɒ̱ʃruːm[/t]] washrooms N COUNT A washroom is a room with toilets and washing facilities, situated in a large building such as a factory or an office block …   English dictionary

  • washroom —    American a lavatory    Not a laundry:     In the washroom the two of them sit side by side in separate cubicles, talking over the noise of the gushing pee. (Atwood, 1988) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • washroom — /wosh roohm , room , wawsh /, n. a room having washbowls and other toilet facilities. [1800 10, Amer.; WASH + ROOM] * * * …   Universalium

  • washroom — noun A toilet, especially a public one …   Wiktionary

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