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English[]

Pronunciation[]

  • (British, US) IPA: /luː/
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  • Rhymes: -uː

Etymology 1[]

Unknown; possible origins include:

  • French lieu, place
  • A particular brand of early toilet cisterns, trademarked 'Waterloo'.
  • (fancifully) the exclamation "gare à l'eau!" ("mind the water!") used when emptying a chamber pot out of a window onto the public sidewalk or street.
  • the numbering of 00 on a toilet in a building

Noun[]

Singular
Loo

Plural
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Loo ({{{1}}})

  1. (colloquial, Australian English, NZ, British) toilet
Translations[]

Etymology 2[]

From Chinese

Noun[]

loo

  1. A card game
Translations[]
  • Chinese:
    • Simplified Chinese: 卢 (lú pái xì)
    • Traditional Chinese: 盧

Etymology 3[]

From Template:Hi[[Category:Template:Hi derivations|Loo]], from Sanskrit  (ulkā).[[Category:Template:Hi words needing attention|Loo]]

Noun[]

Singular
Loo

Plural
-

Loo (-)

  1. A hot, dusty wind in Bihar and the Punjab.
    • 1888, Rudyard Kipling, ‘The Man Who Would be King’, The Phantom ’Rickshaw and Other Tales, Folio Society 2005, p. 135:
      It was a pitchy black night, as stifling as a June night can be, and the loo, the red-hot wind from the westward, was booming among the tinder-dry trees and pretending that the rain was on its heels.

Spanish[]

Verb[]

Loo (infinitive loar)

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of loar.

cs:loo de:loo fr:loo io:loo no:loo fi:loo te:loo vi:loo zh:loo

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