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"locker room" in British English

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locker roomnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​room with ​lockers where ​people can ​keepclothes and other things, ​especially while taking ​part in a ​sport

locker-roomadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈlɒk.ə.ruːm/  us   /ˈlɑː.kɚ-/
used to ​describe the ​type of ​sexualjokes and ​remarks that men are ​thought to ​enjoy when they are together: locker-room ​talk/​jokes
(Definition of locker room from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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locker roomnoun [C]

 us   /ˈlɑ·kər ˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
a room with ​lockers where ​people can ​leavetheirclothes while they ​exercise or ​playsports
(Definition of locker room from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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