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relieve oneself

This page is about the euphemism relieve oneself

Meaning

to go to the toilet, esp. to urinate

For example

  • If you have to relieve yourself during the trip, tell the driver.

  • My neighbour got angry when my dog relieved herself on his front lawn.

Quick Quiz

When we were kids, we often relieved ourselves

a. while sitting at our desks

b. while swimming in the pool

c. while standing on our hands

Contributor: Matt Errey