eau de toilette

eau de toi·lette

noun \ˌō-də-twä-ˈlet\
plural eaux de toilette \ˌō(z)-\ or eaux de toi·lettes \ˌō(z)-də-twä-ˈlet(s)\ or eau de toi·lettes \ˌō-də-twä-ˈlet(s)\

Definition of EAU DE TOILETTE

:  a perfumed liquid containing a lower percentage of fragrant oils than is contained in ordinary perfume or eau de parfum —called also toilet water


French, literally, water for washing and dressing
First Known Use: 1907

Other Fashion Terms

bodkin, chignon, cowlick, imperial, pocket, pomander, tonsorial


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