men's room


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The men's room, on the other hand, was located inside near the sales floor. Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN, 4 June 2022 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1929, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of men's room was in 1929

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“Men's room.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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