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locker room

noun
1.
a room containing lockers, as in a gymnasium, factory, or school, for changing clothes and for the storage and safekeeping of personal belongings.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95

locker-room

[lok-er-room, -roo m] /ˈlɒk ərˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
adjective
1.
of, characteristic of, or suitable to conversation in a locker room; earthy or sexually explicit:
locker-room humor.
Origin
1945-50
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  • Its plot is adapted by feature writers and by coaches for locker-room pep talks.
  • Pro athletes are told from the moment they first put on sneakers to check their politics at the locker-room door.
  • But they are bound to startle an audience caught up in the movie's otherwise mindless locker-room mood.

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