bathroom tissue

noun

chiefly US
: toilet paper
a roll of bathroom tissue

Examples of bathroom tissue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What of bathroom tissue? Star Tribune, 24 Jan. 2021 These issues have affected the prices of everything from bicycles to bathroom tissue. William Chittenden, Chron, 1 Nov. 2022 The company previously announced plans to increase prices on products in its baby- and child-care, adult-care and Scott bathroom tissue businesses starting in June. Sharon Terlep, WSJ, 23 Apr. 2021 The cost of wood pulp, a key part of the paper in bathroom tissue and other products, spiked in February, as speculators in China drove up spot prices by nearly 50 percent. NBC News, 1 Apr. 2021 The hikes will affect baby and child care products, adult care products and Scott bathroom tissue. NBC News, 1 Apr. 2021 Facial tissue and bathroom tissue are similar in the sense of overall construction. Michael Pollick, chicagotribune.com, 19 Dec. 2020 Panicked buyers swept up fundamentals of alimentation and elimination: yeast, flour, bathroom tissue. Rebecca Mead, The New Yorker, 17 Aug. 2020 Seventy percent of the world’s population doesn’t even use bathroom tissue. Popular Science, 28 Mar. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bathroom tissue was in 1922

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

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