locker-room

adjective lock·er-room \ ˈlä-kər-ˌrüm , ˈlä-kə- \
|Updated on: 21 Jun 2018

Definition of locker-room

: of, relating to, or suitable for use in a locker room; especially : of a coarse or sexual nature
  • locker-room talk

First Known Use of locker-room

1921

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locker room

noun

Definition of locker room

: a room for changing clothes and for storing clothing and equipment in lockers; especially : one for use by sports players

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First Known Use of locker room

1870

in the meaning defined above

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LOCKER-ROOM Defined for English Language Learners

locker-room

Definition of locker-room for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or suitable to a locker room


locker room

Definition of locker room for English Language Learners

  • : a room in a school, sports stadium, etc., for changing clothes and for storing clothes and equipment in lockers


LOCKER-ROOM Defined for Kids

locker room

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Definition of locker room for Students

: a room where sports players change clothes and store equipment in lockers

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