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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To use the toilet (nearly always refers to women only).
  • v. To temporarily leave the company of others, often to a restroom, for a brief respite from a crowd, to engage in private conversation, reapply make-up, etc.


Euphemistically identifies the purpose of a lavatory as a place to apply make-up. (Wiktionary)


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