- bathroom [n] room for bathing, toilet use bath, lavatory, powder room, restroom, sauna, shower, shower room, spa, steam room, toilet, washroom, water closet; concept 448
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bathroom — 1780, from BATH (Cf. bath) + ROOM (Cf. room). Originally a room with apparatus for bathing, used 20c. in U.S. as a euphemism for a LAVATORY (Cf. lavatory) and often noted as a word that confused British travelers. To go to the bathroom, euphemism … Etymology dictionary
bathroom — in BrE means a place for washing and taking a bath, and may or may not include a lavatory; in AmE it is first and foremost a lavatory: • The man…grew up…in a town where he was unable to use the same bathroom as white residents Chicago Tribune,… … Modern English usage
bathroom — [bath′ro͞om΄] n. 1. a room with a bathtub, toilet, washstand, etc. ☆ 2. LAVATORY (sense 2a) ☆ go to the bathroom Informal to urinate or defecate … English World dictionary
Bathroom — est un film français d Alexandre Mathis sous le nom de Herbert Mathese (P H Mathis) tourné fin décembre 1970 à Paris dans une salle de bains en même temps que Serenity ! Synopsis Cette section est vide, insuffisamment détaillée ou incomplète.… … Wikipédia en Français
bathroom — ► NOUN 1) a room containing a bath and usually also a washbasin and toilet. 2) N. Amer. a room containing a toilet … English terms dictionary
Bathroom — This article is about rooms for bathing. For a room containing a toilet and possibly also a sink, see toilet (room). For a public toilet, see public toilet. A smaller U.S. residential bathroom A bathroom is a room for bathing in containing a… … Wikipedia
bathroom */*/ — UK [ˈbɑːθˌruːm] / US [ˈbæθˌrum] noun [countable] Word forms bathroom : singular bathroom plural bathrooms Differences between British and American English: bathroom: In the UK, bathroom usually means a room with a bath, a basin to wash your hands … English dictionary
bathroom — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ steamy ▪ large, spacious ▪ tiny ▪ main, master (esp. AmE) ▪ lux … Collocations dictionary
bathroom — [[t]bɑ͟ːθruːm, bæ̱θ [/t]] ♦♦♦ bathrooms 1) N COUNT A bathroom is a room in a house that contains a bath or shower, a washbasin, and sometimes a toilet. 2) N SING: usu the N A bathroom is a room in a house or public building that contains a toilet … English dictionary
bathroom — American a lavatory In the long line of euphemisms which associate washing with urination and defecation: ... asked where the bathroom was. The restroom was filthy. (Diehl, 1978 and what was the lavatory like?) Whence bathroom… … How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms