HyperDic: privy

English > 4 senses of the word privy:
NOUNartifactprivy, toilet, lavatory, lav, can, john, bathrooma room or building equipped with one or more toilets
artifactprivy, outhouse, earth-closet, jakesa small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate
ADJECTIVEallprivy, secluded, secrethidden / hidden from general view or use
allprivy(followed by 'to') informed about something secret or not generally known
privy > pronunciation
Soundsprih'viy
Rhymesanchovy ... wavy: 30 rhymes with viy...
English > privy: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaninghidden / hidden from general view or use.
Example"a privy place to rest and think"
Synonymssecluded, secret
BroaderprivateConfined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy
English > privy: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(followed by 'to') informed about something secret or not generally known.
Example"privy to the details of the conspiracy"
BroaderinformedHaving much knowledge or education
English > privy: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA room or building equipped with one or more toilets.
Synonymstoilet, lavatory, lav, can, john, bathroom
Partstoilet, can, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throneA plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
Narrowerhead(nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship
public toilet, comfort station, public convenience, convenience, public lavatory, restroom, toilet facility, wash roomA toilet that is available to the public
washroomA lavatory (particularly a lavatory in a public place)
water closet, closet, W.C., looA toilet in Britain
BroaderroomAn area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
Spanishaseo, baño, cuarto de baño, excusado, inodoro, lata, lavabo, lav, retrete, váter
Catalanbany, lavabo, lav, vàter
English > privy: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate.
Synonymsouthouse, earth-closet, jakes
BroaderoutbuildingA building that is subordinate to and separate from a main building
Spanishjakes, meadero, retrete, urinario, váter
Catalancomuna, jakes, urinari, vàter

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