Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
privy /privy/
  • tính từ
    • riêng, tư; kín, bí mật
      • to be privy to something: được biết riêng việc gì
      • privy parts: chỗ kín (bộ phận sinh dục)
    • Privy Council
      • Hội đồng cơ mật (hoàng gia Anh)
    • Privy Counsellor (Councillor)
      • uỷ viên hội đồng cơ mật (hoàng gia Anh)
    • Lord Privy Seal
      • quan giữ ấn nhỏ
  • danh từ
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) nhà triệu phú, nhà xí
    • (pháp lý) đương sự, người hữu quan
Concise Dictionary
+a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
+a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate
+hidden from general view or use
+(followed by `to') informed about something secret or not generally known

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 See privileged, 4, above.
2 privy to. aware of, in on, on to or onto, sharing (in), cognizant of, apprised of, informed or advised about or of, informed on, knowledgeable about, Colloq in the know about, Slang hip to, wise to, Old-fashioned hep to:
Was the minister's wife privy to what was discussed at cabinet meetings?
3 lavatory, (outside or outdoor) toilet, latrine, water-closet, WC, US outhouse, Colloq chiefly Brit loo, Slang Brit bog, US crapper, Taboo Slang US shithouse:
In those days, almost every home had an outside privy, as there was no interior plumbing.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, noun
+ adjective (formal) ~ to sth allowed to know about sth secret: She was not privy to any information contained in the letters.
+ noun (plural privies) (old-fashioned) a toilet, especially an outdoor one

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