One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A room containing lockers for the storage of personal belongings, especially in schools or gymnasiums.
- ‘I was immediately scared and just wanted to get off the ice and into the locker room.’
- ‘Last season he didn't feel he could walk right into the locker room and be a leader.’
- ‘He has been a stabilizing force in the locker room since being acquired as a free agent.’
- ‘All locker rooms can easily be converted to dressing rooms for stage and arena shows.’
- ‘He was there at the top of the tunnel as I was coming back to the locker room after stretching.’
- ‘Both locker rooms also have a separate Executive Locker area with extra large lockers.’
- ‘Six additional locker rooms have been created for hockey and skating.’
- ‘After the altercation, Phil sent word to the locker room for Rick to go home and cool off.’
- ‘His voice, opinion and fire for the game carry a lot of weight in the locker room and on the field.’
- ‘Meanwhile, there's the question of whether the jock look works outside an American locker room.’
- ‘Any player who removes the uniform or shoes should leave the bench and go to the locker room.’
- ‘He also is a strong influence in the locker room and an excellent student of the game.’
- ‘He's a calm presence in the locker room and leads by example with high effort on the field.’
- ‘A win would bring verve to a locker room in need of such a catalyst, an emotional jolt.’
- ‘Descending into sweaty locker rooms to question naked or skimpily clad, and frequently hostile, members of an athletic team is one of the least attractive duties of a sports reporter.’
- ‘Cameras will take the fans into the huddle and the locker room and up and down the sidelines.’
- ‘He wants to make sure he has a locker room full of players who believe the Cardinals can win.’
- ‘Schools built before the 1970s had the requisite locker rooms for the mandated physical education classes for students of both sexes.’
- ‘He is a quiet man by nature, the last player one would expect to run off his mouth in the locker room.’
- ‘Please leave used towels in bins in the locker rooms and hallways after use.’
Regarded as characteristic of or suited to a men's locker room, especially as being coarse or ribald.‘locker-room humor’rude, indecent, indelicate, offensive, distasteful, obnoxious, risqué, suggestive, racy, earthy, off colour, colourful, coarse, crude, ribald, rabelaisian, bawdy, obscene, lewd, salacious, licentious, vile, depraved, sordid, smutty, dirty, filthy, pornographic, x-rated, scatologicalView synonyms
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