Definition of bathroom in English:

bathroom

noun

  • 1A room containing a bath or shower and typically also a washbasin and a toilet.

    • ‘The first double bedroom has a timber floor and en suite bathroom with corner bath.’
    • ‘There will be eight single bedrooms, two bathrooms, storage rooms, offices, staff areas, a lounge, kitchen and dining room.’
    • ‘One of the bathrooms has a bath with shower attachment and brass fittings, while the other has a step-in electric shower and airing cupboard.’
    • ‘To the left is the family bathroom which has a bath, wash basin, toilet and tiled wall and floor.’
    • ‘The journey from after dinner play up to the bathroom and into the bath is getting rough.’
    • ‘A pine ceiling is a feature of the kitchen, while the family bathroom has a bath and shower.’
    • ‘At the rear are the marble bathrooms with their free-standing baths and the added bonus of underfloor heating.’
    • ‘All the bedrooms and studies and sitting rooms were of Chinese style while the dining rooms, lounges and bathrooms were Western.’
    • ‘The main bathroom has a bath with separate shower cubicle and a polished wooden floor.’
    • ‘Before he came over, she went into her bathroom to find the toilet seat up and the roll of toilet paper left in a state.’
    • ‘Bedrooms will be built in pairs with bathrooms between each room.’
    • ‘The family bathroom has a bath with shower attachment as well as a number of fitted shelving units.’
    • ‘The house has two studies, a library, a 15 ft kitchen, dining room, family room, sitting room, drawing room and two bathrooms.’
    • ‘Hence the state-of-the art bathrooms with rolltop baths, his and her washbasins and shower units with jet sprays.’
    • ‘Wondering where Brett was but not overly worried about it, Sera went to draw a bath in the luxurious bathroom.’
    • ‘Unusually for such a setting in South Africa, children are not only tolerated but actively welcomed, accommodated in loft-style rooms with their own bathrooms.’
    • ‘The bathroom has a bath, a toilet and a hand basin and is plumbed for a washing machine.’
    • ‘Art deco bathrooms with deep baths are also on the large side, with antique silver taps and luxury amenities.’
    • ‘The bathroom includes a bath with wood surround as well as a period-style hand basin.’
    • ‘Sitting in four acres of grounds, it includes three reception rooms, a billiard room, kitchen, five bedrooms, four bathrooms and a sauna room.’
    1. 1.1 A set of matching units to be fitted in a bathroom, especially as sold together.
      ‘we're doing the whole place out and I've just bought a new bathroom and kitchen’
      • ‘We've bought the kitchen, bathroom and most of the furniture already, and we'll be taking it all with us!’
      • ‘Each was provided with bathrooms / showers and kitchens and some of the units were extended to include living rooms and bedrooms.’
      • ‘These prices include fitted kitchens and bathrooms.’
      • ‘Prices include a snowmobile as standard, and buyers can opt for fitted kitchens, bathrooms and general furnishings at additional cost.’
      • ‘The property had been refurbished, but was sold as a shell without kitchen, bathrooms or any decoration.’
    2. 1.2North American A room containing a toilet and washbasin and typically also a bath or shower.
      ‘I have to go to the bathroom’
      • ‘You may have noticed, lately, that public bathrooms are increasingly automated, thanks to infrared systems.’
      • ‘I went to the bathroom once, then came back into my room and waited some more.’
      • ‘The bathrooms all have little occupied signs on them, like airplanes, which is useful once you figure that out.’
      • ‘It contained a variety of rides for kids of all ages, with plenty for snack foods, drinks and conveniently located bathrooms.’
      • ‘Meanwhile, the long awaited public bathrooms are yet to open.’
      • ‘I had heard her get up to go to the bathroom so I was afraid she'd fallen or something.’
      • ‘Blair quietly gathered up the graded tests, placed them in a pile on the table, then went to the bathroom.’
      • ‘He made his way through all of them, the break room, the supply closet, even the bathrooms before he entered the large office at the front of the building.’
      • ‘Segregated public bathrooms threaten people's safety, job security and access to education.’
      • ‘He went to the bathroom, leaving Faye standing with an odd feeling in her gut.’
      • ‘There's some mathematical equation that architects must follow that ensures there are enough bathrooms in a public facility.’
      • ‘The bathroom was a chemical loo in a tiny separate tent or, Aaron bashfully suggested, the great outdoors.’
      • ‘Jamie stood outside the door of one of the public bathrooms, his stomach in knots.’
      • ‘Glad that she made a good excuse, she walked off towards the ladies bathroom to regain her composure.’
      • ‘They also have generous bathroom facilities that they allow one to use in emergencies.’
      • ‘Works appeared in a variety of places - in the stations' public areas, in bathrooms, and inside and outside one of the subway trains.’
      • ‘I smiled at Jake and kissed him quickly before jumping out of the car and joining Aimee and the other girls who were heading towards the public bathrooms.’
      • ‘I grabbed a ratty towel from the outhouse bathroom and jogged away in the direction of the creek.’
      • ‘The school's bathroom facilities also received a new coat of paint at the same time.’
      • ‘Supervise them in places like malls, movie theaters, parks, public bathrooms, or while fundraising door to door.’
      lavatory, wc, water closet, convenience, public convenience, facilities, urinal, privy, latrine, outhouse, earth closet, jakes
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Pronunciation

bathroom

/ˈbɑːθruːm//ˈbɑːθrʊm/