n. a small bathroom without bathing facilities in a private home, usually located for the convenience of guests. : Excuse me, where is the powder room?
n. the ladies' restroom in a public place, especially a restaurant; the place women go to powder their noses. (The emphasis is on comforts other than toilet facilities, such as mirrors, places to rest, and even a maid to help with emergency repairs of makeup or clothing.) : The ladies went to the powder room. They'll be back in a minute.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition. Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw Hill.
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There is a mud room and laundry room with an adjoining full bathroom, plus apowder room for guests.
The residence also includes a powder room, laundry area and a large storage closet on the lower level.
The apartment is two full floors consisting of three bedrooms and three bathrooms plus powder room.
Any bigger than that, and she has enough space for her own powder room.
The upper triplex consists of five bedrooms and three full bathrooms and a powder room.
Then he stopped being able to anticipate when he needed to as it were visit the powder room.
There is also the formal dining room, powder room and kitchen with pantry.
On the right, the main entry opens to a marble foyer with guest closet and powder room.
One enters this home into an elegant gallery with a powder room.
On the north side of the house is an entry area walled in red brick, with a powder room to one side.