men's room


Definition of men's room

: a room equipped with one or more sinks, toilets, and usually urinals for the use of men and boys

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Recent Examples on the Web This triggered a response by a handful of Phoenix police officers who in the bodycam footage initially appear to defuse the situation by allowing Muhaymin to use the men's room. Scott Bronstein, CNN, "Bodycam footage from Phoenix arrest reveals new details about Black man's death in custody," 9 July 2020 And moments before the plane hit, a young Army sergeant had stepped out of the ops center to go to the men's room, when all chaos broke loose. CBS News, "Former CIA museum curator highlights the agency's most important artifacts - transcript," 17 June 2020 Because right now America is basically a petri dish on the floor of a bus station men's room. TheWeek, "Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, and Jimmy Kimmel guess the real reason for Trump's new immigration freeze," 22 Apr. 2020 The stalls in the main newsroom restrooms, at least the men's room, used to be littered from one end to the other with that day's newspaper. Jim Stingl, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Stingl: I can't get used to the headlines saying our dear Journal building has been sold," 29 Nov. 2019 Chandler police determined the temperature inside the home was 94 degrees but had reached 100 degrees inside the man's room. Chris Coppola, azcentral, "Chandler care-home operators plead guilty in death of resident after air-conditioning failed," 15 Nov. 2019 Old school video game machines can be found in both the men's and women's restrooms, and the men's room also has a bubble hockey game. John Monaghan,, "Royal Oak bowling alley's $1.4M vintage overhaul is a 'feast for the eyes'," 22 Aug. 2019 Denver McFadden Denver McFadden, who was a member of the Indiana State Board of Education, was accused in 2001 of exposing himself to an Indianapolis police officer in a Downtown men's room. Justin L. Mack, Indianapolis Star, "Curtis Hill and 13 other Indiana politicians caught in alleged sexual misconduct controversies," 3 July 2018 Also the Art Institute, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the gyms at Marina City and the Jane Addams Hull House, and the cruisy men's room at Marshall Field's downtown. Albert Williams, Chicago Reader, "The 1980s AIDS epidemic in Chicago revisited in Rebecca Makkai’s new novel, The Great Believers," 14 June 2018

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First Known Use of men's room

1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Men's room.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of men's room

US : a public bathroom for use by men and boys

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