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restroom

American English
This page is about the euphemism restroom

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

Contributor: Matt Errey