Definition of the can
1 : the part of the body that one sits on : buttocks If you ask me, what he needs is a good kick in the can.
2 : a room with a toilet : bathroom He locked himself in the can and wouldn't come out.
3 : toilet sitting on the can
4 : a prison or jail The cops threw him in the can.
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