Meaning of “bathroom” in the English Dictionary

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"bathroom" in British English

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bathroomnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɑːθ.ruːm/ /ˈbɑːθ.rʊm/ us /ˈbæθ.ruːm/ /ˈbæθ.rʊm/

A1 a room with a bath and/or shower and often a toilet:

The house has four bedrooms and two bathrooms.

US UK toilet a room with a toilet in it:

Where's the bathroom?

More examples

  • Some idiot left the tap running in the bathroom and there's water everywhere.
  • I want a hotel room with an en suite bathroom.
  • The burglars must have got in through the bathroom window.
  • My sister always spends ages in the bathroom.
  • The bathroom's on the right at the end of the passage.

(Definition of “bathroom” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bathroom" in American English

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bathroomnoun [ C ]

us /ˈbæθˌrum, -ˌrʊm/

a room with a toilet and a place to wash your hands, and often a bathtub and a shower (= device that sprays water on a person’s body):

Our bathroom is the warmest room in the house.

(Definition of “bathroom” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)