the call of nature

Definition of the call of nature

humorous

  1. :  the need to use a toilet He had to leave suddenly to answer/obey the call of nature.

Word by Word Definitions

callplay
  1. :  to speak in a loud distinct voice so as to be heard at a distance :  shout

    :  to make a request or demand

    :  to utter a characteristic note or cry

  1. :  an act of calling with the voice :  shout

    :  an imitation of the cry of a bird or other animal made to attract it

    :  an instrument used for calling

natureplay
  1. :  the inherent character or basic constitution (see constitution 2) of a person or thing :  essence

    :  disposition, temperament

    :  a creative and controlling force in the universe


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