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Definition of "toilet" []

  • A fixture for defecation and urination, consisting of a bowl fitted with a hinged seat and connected to a waste pipe and a flushing apparatus; a privy. (noun)
  • A room or booth containing such a fixture. (noun)
  • The act or process of dressing or grooming oneself. (noun)
  • Dress; attire; costume. (noun)
  • The cleansing of a body area as part of a surgical or medical procedure. (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 "toilet" in a sentence
  • "At a California elementary school, the phrase "toilet paper" meant a student should subtract or "wipe away" a number in a math problem."
  • "The game's content is always brought up, and Gibson doesn't like the term toilet humor-he prefers "base humor.""
  • "A 3-foot long ball python gives new meaning to the term toilet snake."