Definition of locker room in English:

locker room

noun

North American
  • A room containing lockers for the storage of personal belongings, especially in schools or gymnasiums.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘He has been a stabilizing force in the locker room since being acquired as a free agent.’
    • ‘Last season he didn't feel he could walk right into the locker room and be a leader.’
    • ‘He wants to make sure he has a locker room full of players who believe the Cardinals can win.’
    • ‘I was immediately scared and just wanted to get off the ice and into the locker room.’
    • ‘A win would bring verve to a locker room in need of such a catalyst, an emotional jolt.’
    • ‘He also is a strong influence in the locker room and an excellent student of the game.’
    • ‘Cameras will take the fans into the huddle and the locker room and up and down the sidelines.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Please leave used towels in bins in the locker rooms and hallways after use.’
    • ‘Six additional locker rooms have been created for hockey and skating.’
    • ‘His voice, opinion and fire for the game carry a lot of weight in the locker room and on the field.’
    • ‘After the altercation, Phil sent word to the locker room for Rick to go home and cool off.’
    • ‘Any player who removes the uniform or shoes should leave the bench and go to the locker room.’
    • ‘He's a calm presence in the locker room and leads by example with high effort on the field.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘All locker rooms can easily be converted to dressing rooms for stage and arena shows.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, there's the question of whether the jock look works outside an American locker room.’

adjective

  • 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, scatological
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Pronunciation

locker room

/ˈlɑkər ˌrum/