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English adjective: privy

1. privy hidden from general view or use


SamplesA privy place to rest and think.
A secluded romantic spot.
A secret garden.


Synonymssecluded, secret


Similarprivate


Antonymspublic

2. privy (followed by `to') informed about something secret or not generally known


SamplesPrivy to the details of the conspiracy.


Similarinformed


Antonymsuninformed


English noun: privy

1. privy (artifact) a room or building equipped with one or more toilets


Synonymsbathroom, can, john, lav, lavatory, toilet


Broader (hypernym)room


Narrower (hyponym)closet, comfort station, convenience, head, loo, public convenience, public lavatory, public toilet, restroom, toilet facility, W.C., wash room, washroom, water closet


Part holonymcan, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throne, toilet

2. privy (artifact) a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate


Synonymsearth-closet, jakes, outhouse


Broader (hypernym)outbuilding









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