|Origin:||toilette 'cloth put around the shoulders while arranging the hair or shaving, toilette, toilet', from toile 'net, cloth', from Latin tela 'something woven'|
a large bowl that you sit on to get rid of waste liquid or waste matter from your body:
He flushed the toilet (=made water go through the toilet to clean it).
2 [countable] British EnglishTBB
a room or building containing a toilet [= bathroom, restroom American English]
3 especially British English
to pass waste liquid or waste matter from your body:
Mummy, I need to go to the toilet!
4 [uncountable] old-fashioned
the act of washing and dressing yourself