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

Origin of EAU DE TOILETTE

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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