locker-room

adjective
lock·​er-room | \ ˈlä-kər-ˌrüm How to pronounce locker-room (audio) , ˈlä-kə- \

Definition of locker-room

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

locker room

noun

Definition of locker room (Entry 2 of 2)

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

Examples of locker-room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Stevens and her basketball teammates head to the locker room and slip into their heavy cotton tunics. Katie Mcinerney, BostonGlobe.com, 22 June 2022 Golden State headed to the locker room with a 15-point lead over Boston, 54-39, following a rollercoaster ride of a first half that saw the Warriors trail by 12 and lead by as many as 21. Matt Eppers, USA TODAY, 17 June 2022 Ravens celebrate in the locker room with the divisional trophy after winning the AFC Championship Game against the Oakland Raiders. Mike Preston, Baltimore Sun, 22 June 2022 But the day before, in that locker room, Biggie was riding a stationary bike. Gregg Doyel, The Indianapolis Star, 21 June 2022 He's provided a veteran presence on the floor and mentorship in the locker room, and is comfortable playing under his former coach with the Toronto Raptors, Dwane Casey. Omari Sankofa Ii, Detroit Free Press, 21 June 2022 When asked pregame whether the mood in the locker room was angry or nervous, Celtics coach Ime Udoka didn't flinch. Matt Eppers, USA TODAY, 17 June 2022 While the Commanders players asked about Del Rio's remarks declined comment or brushed off their significance in the locker room, multiple Virginia lawmakers expressed concern about the team's latest in a long line of offseason issues. BostonGlobe.com, 10 June 2022 While the Commanders players asked about Del Rio’s remarks declined comment or brushed off their significance in the locker room, multiple Virginia lawmakers expressed concern about the team’s latest in a long line of offseason issues. Stephen Whyno, Chicago Tribune, 10 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of locker-room

Adjective

1921, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1870, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of locker-room was in 1870

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“Locker-room.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/locker-room. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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locker room

noun

Kids Definition of locker room

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

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