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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Synonyms for bathroom

Synonyms

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

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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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At one point in the meal, Claire quietly excuses herself and goes to the bathroom. Glamour, "We Need to Talk About the Miscarriage Scene in Fleabag," 17 May 2019 Authorities have previously said Hobson locked up the children in a closet for days without food, water or access to a bathroom. Anita Snow, The Seattle Times, "Woman with YouTube channel pleads not guilty to abusing kids," 29 Mar. 2019 Currently listed is a five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home in Lake Forest, asking $3.95 million. Alina Dizik, WSJ, "What’s It Take to Sell a Home on Chicago’s Lake Michigan? Patience," 21 Feb. 2019 The Room to Book The Duxton Duplex Suite at Six Senses Duxton has a lounge area on the first level and a bedroom and en suite bathroom upstairs. Laura Dannen Redman, Condé Nast Traveler, "What to Do in Singapore: The (Mini) Black Book," 14 Nov. 2018 The property records show Cox has paid about half his annual property taxes on the three-bedroom, four-bathroom home and has claimed it as his principal residence on state property tax records each year since. Chris Stirewalt, Fox News, "Dems opt to stick it out with Pelosi," 28 Sep. 2018 In early January 2014, the DerpTrolling Twitter account’s operator mentioned that agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security Agency were at their door, then claimed to have escaped through a bathroom window. Adi Robertson, The Verge, "The man behind a spree of gaming network cyberattacks has pleaded guilty," 7 Nov. 2018 Despite the historic air, all the technology is up-to-date, so enjoy the in-room iPads, espresso/tea machines, heated bathroom floors, and pumped-in oxygen to help ease any altitude issues. Betsy Blumenthal, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Hotels in the World: 2018 Readers' Choice Awards," 9 Oct. 2018 The latest entertainer to post a peek into her regimen is Vanessa Hudgens, who shared a shot of a product-covered bathroom counter to her Stories. Marci Robin, Allure, "Vanessa Hudgens Shares Her Travel Skin-Care Routine, and We’re Impressed," 19 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of bathroom

1780, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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20 May 2019

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The first known use of bathroom was in 1780

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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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