toilet

Primary Meanings of toilet

1.
n
a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
2.
n
misfortune resulting in lost effort or money
3.
n
the act of dressing and preparing yourself
Full Definitions of toilet
1

n a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination

Synonyms:
can, commode, pot, potty, stool, throne
Types:
flushless toilet
a toilet that relies on bacteria to break down waste matter (instead of using water)
flush toilet, lavatory
a toilet that is cleaned of waste by the flow of water through it
potty chair, potty seat
toilet consisting of a small seat used by young children
Type of:
plumbing fixture
a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building

n a room or building equipped with one or more toilets

Synonyms:
bathroom, can, john, lav, lavatory, privy
Types:
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head
(nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship
comfort station, convenience, public convenience, public lavatory, public toilet, restroom, toilet facility, wash room
a toilet that is available to the public
washroom
a lavatory (particularly a lavatory in a public place)
W.C., closet, loo, water closet
a toilet in Britain
ladies' room, powder room
a woman's restroom in a public (or semipublic) building
latrine
a public toilet in a military area
men's, men's room
a public toilet for men
Type of:
room
an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
2

n misfortune resulting in lost effort or money

“pensions are in the toilet
Synonyms:
gutter, sewer
Type of:
bad luck, ill luck, misfortune, tough luck
an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes
3

n the act of dressing and preparing yourself

“he made his morning toilet and went to breakfast”
Synonyms:
toilette
Type of:
dressing, grooming
the activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes

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