men's room


noun

a public lavatory for men.

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decorum
Also called men's lounge.

Origin of men's room

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30

Words nearby men's room

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British Dictionary definitions for men's room

men's room

noun

mainly US and Canadian a public lavatory for men
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