bathroom humor

noun

: humor relating to bathroom activities : scatological humor
Into this pit of storytelling possibilities, Spielberg tosses two hours of relentless slapstick, broad farce, and bathroom humor.David Sterritt, Christian Science Monitor, 14 Jan. 1980
… the next thing he's delivering wince-inducing gag lines built on bathroom humor and unconvincing malaprops.Margot Mifflin, Entertainment Weekly, 30 Apr. 1999

Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bathroom humor was in 1944

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“Bathroom humor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bathroom%20humor. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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