Definition of lav in English:

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lav

Pronunciation: /lav/

noun

informal
A lavatory.
Example sentences
  • By the end of the journey, he can find himself caught seriously short, so the aromatic cubicles that pass for lavs at Bondi Junction station become sanctuaries of blessed relief.
  • When it was my turn, I headed down to the lavs and to the lone cubicle, only for some shirt wearing bloke to slip in ahead of me.
  • It's not that I'm afraid to fly, but I hate the hassle of standing in this line and then standing in that line - heck, there's usually a line for the lav on the plane!

Origin

Early 20th century: abbreviation.

Words that rhyme with lav

have

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: lav

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