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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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 The two areas are connected by a hallway where the men's room once stood. Eder Campuzano,, "4 things we learned from a tour of Ground Kontrol's major expansion," 7 June 2018 During the post-debate news conference Messer accused Braun of being cynical, recounting a conversation the two had in a men's room at a recent Decatur County Lincoln Day dinner. Brian Slodysko, Post-Tribune, "GOP Senate hopefuls keep up attacks in final debate," 1 May 2018 But that's exactly what went down on Sunday in a men's room at the Deerfield Beach Pier. Madeleine Marr, miamiherald, "Parkland teacher left his gun in a bathroom. A homeless guy fired it, cops say. | Miami Herald," 11 Apr. 2018 Allison Janney hung out with her Oscar at the VIP bar, and joked about taking the masculine trophy to the private men's room. Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY, "Oscars 2018: What you didn’t see on TV at the Academy Awards," 5 Mar. 2018 Suspicious, Center Ridge Road: On Oct. 26 a retail store manager flagged down an officer to report a suspicious man that left a box for a new Bluetooth speaker in the store's men's room. Julie A. Short/special To,, "Man angry bank deposit not available immediately: Rocky River Police Blotter," 1 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of men's room

1929, in the meaning defined above

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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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