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[toi-li-tree] /ˈtɔɪ lɪ tri/
noun, plural toiletries.
any article or preparation used in cleaning or grooming oneself, as soap or deodorant.
Origin of toiletry
1825-35; toilet + -ry Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for toiletry
  • For cleanliness' sake, place liquids inside a large zipper bag or plastic lined toiletry bag.
  • Place other toiletry items in the zippered inner compartment of the suitcase.
  • Place all prescriptions, important papers, a set of clothes and a toiletry kit in a carry-on bag.
  • Pack extra medications, particularly prescriptions, as well as toiletry items such as soap and shampoo.
  • Gather items for your toiletry bag such as mini bottles of shampoo, conditioner, body wash and shaving cream.
  • Now, one thing to keep in mind is to take a toiletry kit in your carry-on luggage.
  • Hotels are also building more shelves on bathroom walls to place toiletry items that otherwise would be displayed on the counter.
  • Pack only the toiletry items you absolutely need such as makeup, deodorant and specialty hair care products.
  • If not, place toys or even parental toiletry items inside them.
  • Maintains an inventory of cleaning and toiletry supplies.
British Dictionary definitions for toiletry


noun (pl) -ries
an object or cosmetic used in making up, dressing, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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