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powder room

a room containing a toilet and washing facilities for women; lavatory.
such a room provided for the use of female guests, as in a restaurant or nightclub.
Origin of powder room
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for powder room
  • There is a mud room and laundry room with an adjoining full bathroom, plus a powder room for guests.
  • Any bigger than that, and she has enough space for her own powder room.
  • Share the living room, dining area, powder room and kitchen with others.
  • On the right, the main entry opens to a marble foyer with guest closet and powder room.
  • The apartment is two full floors consisting of three bedrooms and three bathrooms plus powder room.
  • Conveniently located in the center of the house is the elevator, a large walk-in closet and an elegant powder room.
  • There is also the formal dining room, powder room and kitchen with pantry.
  • Exquisite powder room to the left with custom onyx vanity and gold plated faucets.
  • One enters this home into an elegant gallery with a powder room.
  • The upper triplex consists of five bedrooms and three full bathrooms and a powder room.
British Dictionary definitions for powder room

powder room

(euphemistic) a lavatory for women in a restaurant, department store, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for powder room

powder room


A bathroom, esp public restroom: to the powder room at intermission

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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