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Definition of "loo" []

  • A card game in which each player contributes stakes to a pool. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A toilet. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "loo" in a sentence
  • "I just shook my head and headed down to what she called the loo."
  • "Not every one who uses a disabled loo is in a wheel chair, some people might want to use it for other reasons (a diabetic traffic officer who is perfectly safe if they mange their condition with insulin springs to mind)."
  • "Everything else has long since changed; the cards pulped (or worse), but at least the loo is still there."