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pissoir

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noun pis·soir \pi-ˈswär\

Definition of pissoir

  1. :  a public urinal usually located on the street in some European countries



Origin of pissoir

French, from Middle French, from pisser to urinate, from Old French pisser, pissier


First Known Use: 1919


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