bathroom

noun

bath·​room ˈbath-ˌrüm How to pronounce bathroom (audio)
-ˌru̇m,
ˈbäth-
1
: a room containing a bathtub or shower and usually a sink and toilet
2

Examples of bathroom in a Sentence

Their house has three bathrooms. The restaurant has only one bathroom.
Recent Examples on the Web At the time, the older woman was looking after Hartnett’s father, who had kidney disease and needed help with daily activities such as showering and going to the bathroom. Judith Graham, USA TODAY, 7 Apr. 2024 Upon arrival, officers noticed the scent of ammonia and bleach, as well as bloodstains in the kitchen, bathroom and bedroom, the BBC reported. Bailey Richards, Peoplemag, 6 Apr. 2024 There are two separate marbled bathrooms and dressing rooms and a private hot tub forward, as well as one of two hair salons/beauty rooms on board. Julia Zaltzman, Robb Report, 5 Apr. 2024 This single-story home boasts a generous living space with four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Bay Area Home Report, The Mercury News, 4 Apr. 2024 The apartment lacks a walk-in closet and the bathrooms don’t have windows. Heather Senison, New York Times, 4 Apr. 2024 In an interview on The Ringer's Dear Felicity podcast, Garner recalls auditioning for the show and having to have a good cry in the bathroom due to the emotion of the scene. Lester Fabian Brathwaite, EW.com, 4 Apr. 2024 The bathroom had a massive stand-alone tub and a rainfall shower with soaps made by local artisans that smelled woodsy and decadent. Taylor McIntyre, Travel + Leisure, 3 Apr. 2024 The home, built in 2002, has seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms. MORE: Take a look at Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ Miami Beach homes being raided by the feds ▪ March 2021: Diddy bought the 5,000-square-foot 1 Star Island Dr., the Star Island property next door to his 2 Star Island Dr. home, for $35 million. Howard Cohen, Miami Herald, 26 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

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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“Bathroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bathroom. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

bathroom

noun
bath·​room -ˌrüm How to pronounce bathroom (audio)
-ˌru̇m
1
: a room containing a bathtub or shower and usually a sink and toilet
2

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