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American English

Meaning: a public toilet

For example:

  • Where's the restroom, please?

  • There's a queue outside the women's restroom again.

Variety: This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz:

If you're in a restroom, you can usually

a. wash your hands

b. have a shower

c. lie down

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Contributor: Matt Errey