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half bath

a bathroom containing only a toilet and wash basin; powder room.
Also called half bathroom, half-bathroom.
Origin of half bath
1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for half bath
  • There is a marble-tiled shower in the full bathroom on the second floor, and a half bath on the first floor.
  • At the entrance was a small foyer, which led to a half bath and then the living room.
  • Three bedroom, three and half bath plus a beautiful private.
  • These are three bedroom, two bath and two and one half bath two-over-two condominium units.
  • Two bedrooms and a half bath are located on the second floor.
  • Three-levels, with four bedrooms, three full and one half bath.
  • Dining room, family room and living room also on main level with half bath and large coat closet.
  • Each room has a half bath and basic furniture for the comfort of the resident.
  • There is a small vestibule with a coat closet and a half bath off the stair landing.
  • The area underneath the stair is closed and contains a closet and half bath.

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