bathroom humor


Definition of bathroom humor

: 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

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1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Bathroom humor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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