[lok-er-room, -roo m]
- 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
- 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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Examples from the Web for locker-room
It takes time for behaviors, especially community-driven ones like locker-room antics, to catch up with changing social mores.Blue Jays Suspend Yunel Escobar for Gay Slur, But That’s Not the Real Issue
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The locker-room may be a post-racial environment, but it is not a post-sexual one.Sport's First Gay Superstar
December 25, 2009
She turned, on her way out of the locker-room, and shot a quick glance at Sidney.K
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Arrived at the locker-room, she opened her locker and took out her wraps.Marjorie Dean
The lights had gone out, and they seemed to be alone in the locker-room.When Sarah Went to School
He did question them down in the locker-room, I thought perhaps for the moral effect.
Did you see anything peculiar take place in the locker-room?