noun \ˈklōk-ˌrüm, -ˌrm\

: a room in a public building that has toilets and sinks

Full Definition of CLOAKROOM

a :  a room in which outdoor clothing may be placed during one's stay
b :  checkroom
:  an anteroom of a legislative chamber where members may relax and confer with colleagues
British :  lavatory 2

Examples of CLOAKROOM

  1. We left our things in the cloakroom.
  2. <the lady discreetly whispered that she would be ready after a moment in the cloakroom>

First Known Use of CLOAKROOM

circa 1852

Related to CLOAKROOM

bath, bathroom, bog [British], can, toilet [British], comfort station, convenience [chiefly British], head, john, latrine, lavatory, loo [chiefly British], potty, restroom, washroom, water closet


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