Definitions

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  • n. A portable toilet.

Etymologies

From a trademark of Portakabin Ltd, based on portable and loo. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • OK, so a horsebox sounds about as glamorous as a portaloo, and, unless you are a pony-mad eight-year-old, the proposition of camping in one isn't likely to get a girl's heart cantering.

    My romantic breakā€¦ in a horsebox

  • Bad enough on the outwards leg but what if someone gets locked in a portaloo in Cockermouth?

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • It transpired later than someone had spilled a very large stash on the floors of the male portaloo.

    Tequila Sunrise

  • I would've said portaloo but then he's not an MP anymore

    Is Another Tory MP About to Jump Ship?

  • Instead, a spokesman for the ADF said that Sgt Dunn may have been exposed to a fuel spill and that somehow the substance ignited while he was in the portaloo.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • RAAF man serious after portaloo blast A MAN from the Royal Australian Air Force who suffered horrific burns in a portaloo explosion, remains in a serious condition.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Man suffers life-threatening burns in portaloo explosion at Rockhampton Airport A MEMBER of the Royal Australian Air Force has suffered life-threatening burns after a portaloo exploded at Rockhampton Airport in Queensland.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • A Department of Community Safety spokeswoman said it was believed the man was using the portaloo when he lit a cigarette.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • RAAF man badly burnt in portaloo explosion dies in hospital six weeks later A MEMBER of the Australian Defence Force who suffered horrific burns in a portaloo explosion in July has died in hospital.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Sergeant Dunn suffered third-degree burns to his head, face, arms, chest and airways inside a portaloo at Rockhampton Airport on July 26.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

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