Last modified on 5 January 2015, at 11:47

spend a penny

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

from the act of putting a (pre-decimal) penny in the slot of a pay-toilet

VerbEdit

spend a penny (third-person singular simple present spends a penny, present participle spending a penny, simple past and past participle spent a penny)

  1. (UK, euphemistic, idiomatic) To use the toilet.