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

Examples of men's room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Inside the men's room, the stalls have hardware that brings a barn to mind, deep-hued tile and pans over the sinks. Carolyn Guniss,, 11 Aug. 2021 This rendering offers a glimpse of what the men's room will look like when the renovations are completed. Scott D. Pierce, The Salt Lake Tribune, 7 May 2021 McEnroe, a crack investigative reporter with good sources in law enforcement, sometimes hid in the basement men's room used by the press operators. Randy Furst, Star Tribune, 7 May 2021 Clyburn, the third-highest ranking House Democrat, reportedly evaded the manometers after using the men's room, located near the Speaker's Lobby, a long hallway room parallel to the floor, during a vote on Tuesday. Kerry Picket, Washington Examiner, 23 Apr. 2021 There's a scene set in a men's room at the Seattle Mariners' baseball park. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, 25 Nov. 2020 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, 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, 17 June 2020 Because right now America is basically a petri dish on the floor of a bus station men's room. TheWeek, 22 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of men's room

1929, in the meaning defined above

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23 Aug 2021

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“Men's room.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of men's room

: a public bathroom for use by men and boys

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