Also found in: Medical.
slang Accidental defecation somewhere other than a toilet. Can you call the janitor? There's been a code brown in this hospital room.
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n. a fecal accident. (Jocular word play based on a hospital’s PA announcements of various color codes.) Code brown on third floor east.
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