15+ Slang Words For Bathroom (And How To Use Them)

Often taken for granted, could you imagine your life without bathrooms? We may find them essential and ubiquitous in modern times, but in fact, bathrooms are not a very old invention. You can only imagine what life was like before them.

We have gathered a list of slang often used to refer to bathroom and other words related to one of modern life's best inventions. Enjoy reading!

Slang Words for Bathroom (in Alphabetical Order)

Bog

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A British slang for bathroom or restroom. Bogs were swamps or muddy areas where people used to go to do their “businesses.” 
  • Example: The bog near the bus station is putrid. It should get some makeover.

Can

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A Northern American slang for the toilet or bathroom. It is somewhat vulgar for some. 
  • Example: I need to hit the can but the line is just too long. 

Cludgie

Meaning:

  • (Noun) The Scottish slang for bathroom. 
  • Example: I salute the people cleaning the cludgies. They have guts of steel. 

Comfort Room

Meaning:

  • (Noun) Comfort room is mainly used in the Philippines. A euphemistic slang for the bathroom where you can relieve yourself and find some “comfort.”
  • Example: The comfort room at the fast food restaurant is surprisingly clean.  

Crapper

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A vulgar slang for bathroom or toilet that comes from the British. “Crap” is also vulgar slang for poop or something that is of bad quality. 
  • Example: You better go to the crapper right now because you can’t once we are on the road. 

Dunny

Meaning:

  • (Noun) Australian slang for bathroom. Comes from the British word “dunnekin” meaning “earth closet.” Originating in the 1940s. 
  • Example: The dunny needs some renovation as most of the bowls are clogged or ruined. 

Honey Wagon

Meaning:

  • (Noun) Refers to the portable toilets or restrooms. A honey wagon is originally what the trucks that suck human excrement are called. 
  • Example: I hate honey wagons in concerts. They usually get overused.

John

Meaning:

  • (Noun) An old slang in the US that means a place where you defecate or urinate. A restroom or bathroom usually. 
  • Example: The Starbucks near us has this gorgeous john that smells like vanilla.

Little Girl's Room

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A euphemistic slang often taught to young girls to describe the bathroom.  
  • Example: Susie needs to go to the little girl’s room. Please assist her. 

Loo

Meaning:

  • (Noun) This British slang is famously used in the England area. It means the toilet or bathroom.
  • Example: I need the loo. I’ve been holding my pee since this morning. 

Nature Calls

Meaning:

  • (Expression) An expression that implies that you need to go to the bathroom (to respond to the call). 
  • Example: Nature Calls! I’ll be right back. Do you have some toilet seat cover?

Potty

Meaning:

  • (Noun) Another US slang for toilet or bathroom. Usually, it means the children’s toilet bowl.
  • Example: Our baby still can’t use the potty. We will still need to train him. 

Restroom

Meaning:

  • (Noun) This slang originates in the Northern American region. This slang has become synonymous with bathroom and is probably the most used substitute for it. It is a room where you can “rest.”
  • Example: Tarzan had trouble adjusting to society. He even finds it difficult to use the restroom.

Shit Room

Meaning:

  • (Noun) Another vulgar slang that comes from the word “shit” which is also a foul word for “poop.”
  • Example: Japanese shit rooms are the best. They use weird gadgets to help with the cleaning. 

Throne Room

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A “generous” slang for the restroom or bathroom. The toilet bowl acts like a throne in which you do your business. 
  • Example: The office throne room is out of order. The leakage problem is just the worst.

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