bathroom

noun
bath·​room | \ ˈbath-ˌrüm How to pronounce bathroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m, ˈbäth- \

Definition of bathroom

1 : a room containing a bathtub or shower and usually a sink and toilet

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Examples of bathroom in a Sentence

Their house has three bathrooms. The restaurant has only one bathroom.
Recent Examples on the Web Imagine running into the ladies room only to find your ex with your former boss hooking up behind one of the bathroom stalls. Rachel Epstein, Marie Claire, "Looking for a Light Escape? Read 'The Dating Plan'," 1 May 2021 Further skewing the playing field, Amazon sent workers anti-union text messages and even put posters in the bathroom stalls. Steven Greenhouse For Cnn Business Perspectives, CNN, "The union loss at Amazon is another sign big companies have too much power," 23 Apr. 2021 Amazon countered the union drive in Bessemer with banners at the warehouse and even fliers posted inside bathroom stalls. Washington Post, "Amazon appears to have the votes to overcome union effort, a major win for the e-commerce giant," 9 Apr. 2021 Amazon hung anti-union signs throughout the warehouse, including inside bathroom stalls. Joseph Pisani, Star Tribune, "Amazon warehouse workers reject union bid in Alabama," 9 Apr. 2021 Amazon hung anti-union signs throughout the warehouse, including inside bathroom stalls. Joseph Pisani, Anchorage Daily News, "Amazon appears to have plenty of votes to block union effort at giant Alabama warehouse," 9 Apr. 2021 Some workers said Amazon also sent private messages to workers and posted anti-union signs in hallways and bathroom stalls. Musadiq Bidar, CBS News, "Amazon beats back union effort in Bessemer, Alabama," 9 Apr. 2021 Amazon hung anti-union signs throughout the warehouse, including inside bathroom stalls. Joseph Pisani, USA TODAY, "Amazon appears to secure enough votes to block unionizing in Alabama," 9 Apr. 2021 Amazon hung anti-union signs throughout the warehouse, including inside bathroom stalls. Joseph Pisani, The Christian Science Monitor, "Amazon secures majority of votes to block Alabama union effort," 9 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of bathroom

1780, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of bathroom was in 1780

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12 May 2021

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“Bathroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bathroom. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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bathroom

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bathroom

: a room with a sink and toilet and usually a bathtub or shower
US : a room in a public place with a toilet and sink

bathroom

noun
bath·​room | \ ˈbath-ˌrüm How to pronounce bathroom (audio) , ˈbäth-, -ˌru̇m \

Kids Definition of bathroom

: a room containing a sink and toilet and usually a bathtub or shower

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