Meaning of toilet roll in English:

toilet roll

Pronunciation /ˈtɔɪlɪt rəʊl/

Translate toilet roll into Spanish


  • A roll of toilet paper.

    ‘That's one of my pet peeves I'm afraid; the fact that I am constantly having to put a new toilet roll on to the toilet roll holder.’
    • ‘For our agency away-day/team-building endeavor we were driven down to the New Forest somewhere near Southampton and given tents, bicycles and small brown paper bags with a toilet roll inside and a miniature of vodka.’
    • ‘In the bathroom someone has artfully turned the paper hanging from the toilet roll into a piece of origami.’
    • ‘Keep a sense of humour - it can be hard to be amused when you see your keys being thrown down the toilet, or the toilet roll being unravelled halfway around the house.’
    • ‘To avoid getting caught short, it's best to carry a small toilet roll or a pack of tissues in your bag or pocket!’
    • ‘This also, of course, explains the crispy sheets and why the toilet roll only lasts a day at a time.’
    • ‘I was appalled to read an article about how scientists had worked for years using geographical patterns in a toilet roll's perforations to make it softer than soft.’
    • ‘As I did so, I recalled that the hotel staff hadn't folded the end of the toilet roll into a little triangle shape.’
    • ‘Timidly, I took the toilet roll from his outstretched arm and thanked him before frowning slightly.’
    • ‘When you finally get your turn in the bathroom, are you met with towels thrown on the floor and the toilet clogged up with reams of toilet roll?’
    • ‘The last thing you want is to run chicken-legged downstairs to find that the toilets have no lights - and, worse, no toilet roll.’
    • ‘Sometimes I experiment with other types of paper, such as toilet roll, tissue paper or colored paper.’
    • ‘The worst ones are the toilets in the supermarket: they are dirty and smelly, there is never any toilet roll and there is nowhere near enough room for the number of customers.’
    • ‘I may have bought everything in the shop except toilet paper and washing up liquid, but I didn't buy toilet roll, or, for that matter, washing up liquid.’
    • ‘Some 40 minutes after they had arrived at the hotel the manager found the couple a room, but when they asked for more toilet roll it was sent to the wrong room number.’
    • ‘It's a fact that men are genetically unable to replace toilet roll, notice that the milk is running low, or cook a meal without using every utensil in the kitchen.’
    • ‘Then I was about to use toilet roll when I had an idea.’
    • ‘I have rearranged the order of the cutlery draw into a more logical sequence, and yesterday I bought a brand of toilet roll that we do not usually purchase.’
    • ‘She has admitted she was pelted with eggs and toilet roll by bullies.’
    • ‘We were going to the supermarket and buying 12 packs of toilet roll.’