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Definition of toilet noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] a large bowl attached to a pipe that you sit on or stand over when you get rid of waste matter from your body Have you flushed the toilet? I need to use the toilet (= use the toilet). a toilet seat toilet facilities Do you need the toilet?
  2. 2[uncountable] (old-fashioned) the process of washing and dressing yourself, arranging your hair, etc.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: toilet