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toilet

[ toi-lit ]
/ ˈtɔɪ lɪt /
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noun

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Idioms for toilet

    go down / in the toilet, to become worthless or profitless; be doomed: The team's entire season went down the toilet.
Also toilette (for defs. 6, 8).

Origin of toilet

1530–40; <French toilette small cloth, doily, dressing table, equivalent to toiletoil2 + -ette-et

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH toilet

toilet , toilette
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British Dictionary definitions for toilet

toilet
/ (ˈtɔɪlɪt) /

noun

another word for lavatory
old-fashioned the act of dressing and preparing oneselfto make one's toilet
old-fashioned a dressing table or the articles used when making one's toilet
rare costume
the cleansing of a wound, etc, after an operation or childbirth

Word Origin for toilet

C16: from French toilette dress, from toile
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