bowel movement

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bowel movement (plural bowel movements)

  1. The discharge of feces from the body, an act of defecation.
    • 2022 October 2, Cara Schacter, “My Year of Stress and Constipation”, in The New York Times[1]:
      Mid-March 2021, at a bowling alley, I watch balls thunder down lanes and wonder if I’ve had a bowel movement since Presidents’ Day.
  2. The feces thus produced.

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