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go to the bathroom

A euphemism used for urinating or defecating. I just need to go to the bathroom first, and then we can leave.
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go to the bathroom

 
1. Fig. Euph. to go into and use a restroom, bathroom, or toilet. Bill: Where is Bob? Jane: He went to the bathroom. John went to the bathroom to brush his teeth.
2. Fig. Euph. to eliminate bodily wastes. Mommy! The dog went to the bathroom on the carpet! Billy's in there going to the bathroom. Don't disturb him.
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go to the bathroom

(American English) (used about people or animals) to pass liquid or solid waste material from your body: Oh, no! The dog went to the bathroom on the carpet!
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go to the bathroom

Informal
To defecate or urinate.
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