Definition of ladies' room in US English:

ladies' room


North American
  • A restroom for women in a public or institutional building.

    • ‘Some would say Johnson's return of fire was as well-considered as Tiger Woods' thoughts on the subject before last summer's British Open at Muirfield, another venerable club without a ladies' room.’
    • ‘She inched slowly towards the ladies' room as Mark was greeted by teammates Rob McGraw, Randall Moss, and the beautiful Whitney Glover.’
    • ‘I tried, I honestly did, for the rest of the weekend, but having to run to the ladies' room at an outlet center really just about cinched it for me.’
    • ‘The Dyke March started for me in the public restroom at Bryant Park, where myself and some other last-minute tinklers were in an impossibly long line for the ladies' room while, typically, there was no line at all for the men's.’
    • ‘Women friends tell me this is quite common in ladies' rooms, as well.’
    • ‘The stairs down into the ancient, dank basement creaked beneath me as I descended toward the ladies' room.’
    • ‘You know your company has gotten too big when you go into the ladies' room and you don't recognize the shoes of the girl in the next stall.’
    • ‘She would take the best-paid job she could get and do her best to keep it- ‘no Marxist rants or sneaking off to the ladies' room to read novels.’’
    • ‘That is, until you visit the ladies' room and are transported to a small town ice cream parlor complete with cow-themed mural painted by someone named ‘Sequoia.’’
    • ‘Though I can't testify to the quality of the ladies' room, the gentlemen's was desperately uninviting - a general lack of cleanliness was compounded by a disturbing odour.’
    • ‘His secretary must have been in the ladies' room.’
    • ‘Someone - not me - has put up signs in all the stalls of the ladies' room here at work.’
    • ‘One of these days I'm just going to blurt that out in the ladies' room at work and really freak someone out.’
    • ‘Next time you're out to dinner, order the most expensive meal, excuse yourself to the ladies' room, slip out the kitchen door and never, ever, look back.’
    • ‘My own self-defined sexual identity (or maybe it was the gender my parents had assigned me at birth) was urging a trip to the ladies' room.’
    • ‘After I finished my salad I went to the ladies' room to powder my nose and fix my hair.’
    • ‘The explosion went off in the ladies' room on the ground floor of the three-story building around 1: 05 p.m. when commission officials, who were counting the votes, were about to leave for a lunch break.’
    • ‘Ryder then made an immediate beeline for the ladies' room.’
    • ‘Next time, I'll take you to a place where they have attendants in the ladies' room to turn on the faucets for you and hand you towels.’
    • ‘I just don't lose weight as well when I drink less than this amount and it helps me get some extra exercise when I have to run up and down the stairs at work to the ladies' room.’
    lavatory, wc, water closet, convenience, public convenience, facilities, urinal, privy, latrine, outhouse, earth closet, jakes
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ladies' room

/ˈlādēz ro͞om//ˈleɪdiz rum/