wash·room | \ˈwȯsh-ˌrüm, -ˌru̇m, ˈwäsh-\

Definition of washroom 

: a room that is equipped with washing and toilet facilities : lavatory

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Examples of washroom in a Sentence

could you tell me where the washroom is?

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The wallet was gone after an unknown person used the washroom. Kimberly Fornek, chicagotribune.com, "Police blotter: Darien man has surveillance video of man taking something from his vehicle," 1 July 2018 Almost 230 older 737-800s also will be retrofitted with the petite washroom. Mary Schlangenstein, latimes.com, "Airline bathrooms are getting smaller — you’re not imagining it," 10 July 2018 View gas stations by distance, price, company, or amenities (like car washes, restaurants, and washrooms). Marc Saltzman, USA TODAY, "Seriously, save money on gas, hotels and shopping with these 8 apps," 26 June 2018 Church members had been able to use the building’s washrooms and enter after service to make their offerings, Fields said. Mike Nolan, Daily Southtown, "Parishioners 'still standing' after legal fight; Markham church celebrates opening," 20 May 2018 Upon arrival, officers found him in the men’s washroom of the restaurant, changing his boots. Pioneer Press, chicagotribune.com, "Norridge and Harwood Heights police reports," 13 Apr. 2018 In addition to its signature interior door and wall protection, the company has also created commercial washroom systems, expansion joint systems, privacy systems, elevator protection systems and architectural signage. Jessica Levy, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Inpro’s obsessions pay large dividends," 4 May 2018 Does your parent require daily assistance with essential activities such as eating, dressing or using the washroom? Scott Nordlund, sandiegouniontribune.com, "How to find the right caregiver for your aging parent," 24 Apr. 2018 Church members can use the building's washrooms and enter after service to make their offerings, but no worship or fellowship activities — anything that could be construed as congregating inside — are being permitted. Mike Nolan, Daily Southtown, "Markham church members still without a home," 31 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of washroom

1806, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of washroom was in 1806

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English Language Learners Definition of washroom

: a bathroom in a public building

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