[ bath-room, -room, bahth- ]
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  1. a room equipped for taking a bath or shower.

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Idioms about bathroom

  1. go to / use the bathroom, to use the toilet; urinate or defecate.

Origin of bathroom

First recorded in 1690–1700; bath1 + room

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British Dictionary definitions for bathroom


/ (ˈbɑːθˌruːm, -ˌrʊm) /

  1. a room containing a bath or shower and usually a washbasin and lavatory

  2. US and Canadian another name for lavatory

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