- go to/usethe bathroom, to use the toilet; urinate or defecate.
Origin of bathroom
Examples from the Web for bathroom
I knew there would be good times and bad, sickness and health, broken dishwashers and giant cockroaches in the bathroom.You’re Never ‘Cured’ of an Eating Disorder
December 20, 2014
After cleaning up the copious amount of blood on my body in a bathroom, I found my clothing and got dressed.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything
December 16, 2014
There was one bathroom on the ship, and there were no showers or beds.Inside the Smuggling Networks Flooding Europe with Refugees
Barbie Latza Nadeau
December 15, 2014
He kept it in a brown paper bag stashed in the bathroom of his office.
I nod, and he rolls his eyes in the direction of the bathroom.
"The bathroom is at the end of the hall," said Grace gently.
But the left has a sitting-room and bedroom, with a bathroom between the two.
You will observe that she has fine rugs in her dressing room and bathroom.Her Father's Daughter
When the children went to the bathroom he somehow got shut outside.Jan and Her Job
L. Allen Harker
"Hul-lo," he cried, exploring to see whether the bathroom chair was dry.The Education of Eric Lane
- a room containing a bath or shower and usually a washbasin and lavatory
- US and Canadian another name for lavatory
Word Origin and History for bathroom
1780, from bath + room (n.). Originally a room with apparatus for bathing, used 20c. in U.S. as a euphemism for a lavatory and often noted as a word that confused British travelers. To go to the bathroom, euphemism for "relieve oneself; urinate, defecate," from 1920 (in a book for children), but typically used without regard for whether an actual bathroom is involved.