- a lavatory for male use onlyUsually so described in a severe building where nobody is trying to sell you anything:I went into the men's room, just to look in the mirror. (Theroux, 1973)The counterpart of men is women, but you are likely to seek in vain a women's room.
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men's room — n especially AmE the men s toilet British Equivalent: gents →↑ladies room … Dictionary of contemporary English
men's room — men s rooms N COUNT: usu the N in sing The men s room is a toilet for men in a public building. [mainly AM] … English dictionary
men's room — men s ,room noun count a men s bathroom in a public place … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
men's room — men s′ room n. a public lavatory for men • Etymology: 1925–30, amer … From formal English to slang
men's room — n. a restroom for men, with washbasins, toilets, and urinals … English World dictionary
men's room — noun a public toilet for men • Syn: ↑men s • Hypernyms: ↑public toilet, ↑comfort station, ↑public convenience, ↑convenience, ↑public lavatory, ↑restroom, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
men's room — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms men s room : singular men s room plural men s rooms mainly American a men s toilet in a public place … English dictionary
men’s room — n. a men’s restroom. □ Where’s the men’s room, please? □ I gotta use the men’s room … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
men's room — noun Date: 1929 a room equipped with one or more sinks, toilets, and usually urinals for the use of men and boys … New Collegiate Dictionary
men's room — noun A restroom for men. Ant: ladies’ room … Wiktionary