What is another word for spend a penny?

28 synonyms found


[ spˈɛnd ɐ pˈɛni], [ spˈɛnd ɐ pˈɛni], [ s_p_ˈɛ_n_d ɐ p_ˈɛ_n_i]

"Spend a penny" is a commonly used phrase in British English that refers to using the bathroom or specifically, urinating. However, there are many synonyms for this phrase. Some British slang terms include "have a wee", "take a leak", "go for a tinkle", or "toilet break". More formal expressions could be "use the facilities", "visit the restroom", or "answer the call of nature". Of course, depending on the situation, some might opt for a subtler approach and say things like "excuse me, I need to step out for a moment" or "I'll be back in a minute". Regardless of how you choose to phrase it, taking a quick bathroom break is a normal part of daily life.

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    Synonyms for Spend a penny:

    What are the hypernyms for Spend a penny?

    A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
    • Other hypernyms:

      go to the loo, go to the restroom, use the lavatory, use the loo, use the restroom, visit the washroom.

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