Definition of locker room in English:

Share this entry

locker room


chiefly North American
1A room containing lockers, especially a sports changing room.
Example sentences
  • He also is a strong influence in the locker room and an excellent student of the game.
  • He was there at the top of the tunnel as I was coming back to the locker room after stretching.
  • He wants to make sure he has a locker room full of players who believe the Cardinals can win.
1.1 [as modifier] Characteristic of or suited to a men’s locker room, especially in being coarse or ribald: locker-room humour
More example sentences
  • Nearby, science fair-style exhibits tackle the delicate subject of anatomy with raunchy male locker-room touches.
  • It is a laddish, locker-room badinage that I remember with indulgent nostalgia from my days playing college rugby; we, too, thought we were a great team but I'm not sure that the future of the country ought to have been entrusted to us.
  • In this locker-room environment, he's the likable team captain.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: lock¦er room

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

More words in this category

A 2 atom caving centre convert