bowel movement

bowel movement
noun
a euphemism for defecation
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he had a bowel movement

Syn: ↑movement, ↑bm
Usage Domain: ↑euphemism
Hypernyms: ↑defecation, ↑laxation, ↑shitting

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ˈbowel movement [bowel movement] (also movement) noun (medical)
an act of emptying waste material from the ↑bowels; the waste material that is emptied
See also:movement

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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