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bathroom

[ bath-room, -room, bahth- ]
/ ˈbæθˌrum, -ˌrʊm, ˈbɑθ- /
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noun
a room equipped for taking a bath or shower.

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Idioms about bathroom

    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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How to use bathroom in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for bathroom

bathroom
/ (ˈbɑːθˌruːm, -ˌrʊm) /

noun
a room containing a bath or shower and usually a washbasin and lavatory
US and Canadian another name for lavatory
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