bath·room | \ˈbath-ˌrüm, -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.

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Three furnished cabana studio units — with bedroom, bathroom and desk space — are situated on the fourth floor of the Riva. Lisa J. Huriash,, "Riva luxury condo in Fort Lauderdale has cabana studios for residents' guests to use," 26 June 2018 Carved into the hillside, the lower floor has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a family room and storage space. David Gleisner, Daily Southtown, "Rare glass house carved into hillside hits the market in Olympia Fields," 14 July 2018 Last year, alumni and parents protested a policy at Great Hearts Academies charter schools thatrequired students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with the gender listed on their birth certificate. Lauren Castle, azcentral, "Arizona groups offer health, housing help to LGBT youth," 14 July 2018 When nursing homes are short-staffed, nurses and aides scramble to deliver meals, ferry bedbound residents to the bathroom and answer calls for pain medication. Jordan Rau, Washington Post, "‘Like A Ghost Town’: Erratic Nursing Home Staffing Revealed Through New Records," 13 July 2018 The airport installed the seven dog bathrooms, one in each concourse, last summer, but the cost to construct them was made public only this week, Fox 5 Atlanta reports. Michelle Gant, Fox News, "Atlanta airport reveals it spent nearly $4M on dog bathrooms," 13 July 2018 These units will include AC/heating, kitchen, bathroom, and a king-size bedroom with 180-degree glass walls to fully appreciate those knockout harbor views from your bed. Fortune, "'Glamping' Has Officially Come to New York City," 12 July 2018 Some performances are in bathrooms, others in tubs that have been dragged to other spaces. Leah Garchik,, "George Shultz back at work after ‘little’ health scare," 12 July 2018 Police had received a call about a domestic dispute in the five-bedroom, five-bathroom brown brick home the Buffalo Bills running back shared with his girlfriend, fashion designer Delicia Cordon. Will Hobson,, "Police reports detail three prior calls to LeSean McCoy's residence in Atlanta suburbs," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of bathroom

1780, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Phrases Related to bathroom

bathroom break

go to the bathroom

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7 Oct 2018

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The first known use of bathroom was in 1780

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English Language Learners Definition of bathroom

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

: a room in a public place with a toilet and sink


bath·room | \ˈbath-ˌrüm, ˈbäth-, -ˌru̇m\

Kids Definition of bathroom

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

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