pluck a rose

pluck a rose

euphemism To go to the bathroom. The phrase is a polite expression used to excuse oneself when going to the bathroom. Typically used by women. With a demure look, she murmured that she must go pluck a rose, and excused herself quietly from the room.
See also: pluck, rose

pluck a rose

(especially of a woman) urinate. dated euphemistic
See also: pluck, rose