Meaning of “cloakroom” in the English Dictionary

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"cloakroom" in British English

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cloakroomnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkləʊk.ruːm/ /ˈkləʊk.rʊm/ us /ˈkloʊk.ruːm/ /ˈkloʊk.rʊm/

US also checkroom a room in a public building such as a restaurant, theatre, etc. where coats, bags, and other personal things can be left while their owners are in the building

UK polite word for toilet, especially one in a public building:

I went to the cloakroom in the first interval.

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

"cloakroom" in American English

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cloakroomnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkloʊkˌrum, -ˌrʊm/

a room in a public building where coats, bags, and hats can be left while their owners are in the building

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