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toilet paper

[ toi-lit pey-per ]
/ 藞t蓴瑟 l瑟t 藢pe瑟 p蓹r /
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noun
Also called toi路let tis路sue, bath路room tis路sue . a soft, lightweight, sanitized paper used in bathrooms for personal cleansing after elimination.
verb (used with or without object) Sometimes toi路let-pa路per .
to cover a house, a tree, or other structure, usually on someone鈥檚 home property, with strips of toilet paper, as a prank: Toilet papering the chief of police鈥檚 car was a risky choice鈥攜ou鈥檙e going to get fined for littering or trespassing if he catches you.
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Also TP, t.p. [tee-pee] /藞ti藞pi/

Origin of toilet paper

First recorded in 1880鈥85
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British Dictionary definitions for toilet paper

toilet paper

toilet tissue


noun
thin absorbent paper, often wound in a roll round a cardboard cylinder (toilet roll), used for cleaning oneself after defecation or urination
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