checkroom

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtʃɛkˌruːm/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈtʃɛkˌrum, -ˌrʊm/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(chekro̅o̅m′, -rŏŏm′)


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cloakroom - checkroom
A cloakroom is a room where you leave your hat and coat, especially in a place of entertainment.
In American English, a room like this is sometimes called a checkroom.
In British English, cloakroom is also a polite word for a toilet.
➜ See toilet
In American English, a checkroom is also a place where luggage can be left for a short time, especially at a railway station.
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