Definition of ladies' room in English:

ladies' room

noun

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

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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 stairs down into the ancient, dank basement creaked beneath me as I descended toward the ladies' room.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’’
    • ‘Ryder then made an immediate beeline for the ladies' room.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Women friends tell me this is quite common in ladies' rooms, as well.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘After I finished my salad I went to the ladies' room to powder my nose and fix my hair.’
    • ‘One of these days I'm just going to blurt that out in the ladies' room at work and really freak someone out.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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 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.’’
    • ‘She inched slowly towards the ladies' room as Mark was greeted by teammates Rob McGraw, Randall Moss, and the beautiful Whitney Glover.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    lavatory, wc, water closet, facilities, urinal, privy, latrine, outhouse, earth closet, jakes
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Pronunciation:

ladies' room

/ˈlādēz ro͞om/