toilet Definition

a fixed bowl or receptacle, typically attached to a drain and a flushing apparatus, used for the purpose of defecation and urination.

Using toilet: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "toilet" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I need to use the toilet.

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    The toilet is clogged.

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    Please clean the toilet.

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    The toilet paper is out.

toilet Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with toilet

  • to use the toilet for defecation or urination


    Excuse me, I need to go to the toilet.

  • the process of teaching a young child to use the toilet


    Toilet training can be a challenging experience for both parents and children.

  • humor that is based on bodily functions or bathroom-related topics


    The movie was full of toilet humor, which some people found hilarious and others found distasteful.

Origins of toilet

from French 'toile', meaning 'cloth'


Summary: toilet in Brief

The term 'toilet' [ˈtɔɪlət] refers to a fixed bowl or receptacle used for defecation and urination. It is commonly found in restrooms, bathrooms, and washrooms. Phrases like 'go to the toilet' and 'toilet training' are associated with using the toilet, while 'toilet humor' refers to humor based on bathroom-related topics.

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