See also: cloak room
cloakroom (plural cloakrooms)
- A room intended for holding guests' cloaks and other heavy outerwear, as at a theater or night club.
- (Britain, Ireland) A room intended for holding luggage, as at an airport.
- A private lounge next to a legislative chamber.
- (Britain, Ireland, euphemistic) A lavatory, now particularly a small secondary lavatory or a men's room.
- (all senses): cloaks
- (room for storing heavy outer garments): coatroom, coat check, checkroom (US)
- (room for lost luggage): lost and found; baggage room (US); left-luggage office (UK)
- (lavatory): See Thesaurus:bathroom
- (small secondary lavatory): half bath, half bathroom (North America); toilet (NZ)
- (coatroom for women): ladies' cloakroom (historical)
- (lavatory for women): powder room; ladies' cloakroom (dated)
room for coats
room for luggage
toilet — see toilet
- "ˈcloak-room, n.", in the Oxford English Dictionary (1891), Oxford: Oxford University Press.