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[lok-er-room, -roo m]
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  1. of, characteristic of, or suitable to conversation in a locker room; earthy or sexually explicit: locker-room humor.

Origin of locker-room

First recorded in 1945–50

locker room

  1. a room containing lockers, as in a gymnasium, factory, or school, for changing clothes and for the storage and safekeeping of personal belongings.

Origin of locker room

First recorded in 1890–95
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  • She turned, on her way out of the locker-room, and shot a quick glance at Sidney.


    Mary Roberts Rinehart

  • Arrived at the locker-room, she opened her locker and took out her wraps.

    Marjorie Dean

    Pauline Lester

  • The lights had gone out, and they seemed to be alone in the locker-room.

  • He did question them down in the locker-room, I thought perhaps for the moral effect.

    The Social Gangster

    Arthur B. Reeve

  • Did you see anything peculiar take place in the locker-room?

    The Social Gangster

    Arthur B. Reeve