ladies' room

noun

: a room equipped with lavatories and toilets for the use of women

Examples of ladies' room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kara Young comes out of the ladies' room, Tony Award still in hand. Lindsay Kimble, Peoplemag, 17 June 2024 Greta Lee shared a happy hug with Kathryn Hahn waiting in line on the way out of the ladies' room. Lindsay Kimble, Peoplemag, 25 Feb. 2024 Soon, however, the Elvira's Movie Macabre hostess discovered that the charismatic trainer was indeed a woman after running into her in the ladies' room. Dan Heching, PEOPLE.com, 21 Sep. 2021 When the meal was coming to an end, the two women accompanying the senators repaired to the ladies' room. Jessika Harkay, courant.com, 12 Aug. 2021 Or even worse—you're in the restaurant ladies' room touching up your lipstick after dinner and somehow smear some on your sleeve. Katie Bowlby, Country Living, 25 Feb. 2020 Masked man doing martial arts tries to use ladies' room: Forest Grove police log Not every police agency provides a log of its responses, and few do it with the finesse of the Forest Grove Police Department. Everton Bailey Jr., OregonLive.com, 15 May 2018 An older woman in an Old Navy sweatshirt, who walked with two canes, had been screaming because of a lack of toilet paper in the ladies' room. Alaska Dispatch News, 30 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ladies' room was in 1870

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“Ladies' room.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ladies%27%20room. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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