toilet paper

See also: toilet-paper

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

 
A roll of toilet paper

toilet paper (usually uncountable, plural toilet papers)

  1. Paper, usually on a roll, to clean oneself after defecation, or to pat oneself dry after urination.

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  • Japanese: トイレットペーパー (toiretto pēpā)

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VerbEdit

toilet paper (third-person singular simple present toilet papers, present participle toilet papering, simple past and past participle toilet papered)

  1. (US) To cover someone's house (and trees and shrubs) with toilet paper or other similar paper product, often as a celebratory event, without the "victim's" knowledge. Sometimes also performed as an act of hazing.
    "The football team toilet papered the Smith's house again...this time with paper towels in their trees."

Usage notesEdit

(US): This particular verb is partly due to what Americans could call ghost stories.