bidet

noun bi·det \ bi-ˈdā \
Updated on: 14 May 2018

Definition of bidet

: a bathroom fixture used especially for bathing the external genitals and the anal region

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Origin and Etymology of bidet

French, small horse, bidet, from Middle French, from bider to trot


BIDET Defined for English Language Learners

bidet

Definition of bidet for English Language Learners

  • : a bowl like a small toilet with faucets that is used for washing your bottom


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bidet

noun bi·det \ bi-ˈdā \

medical Definition of bidet

: a bathroom fixture about the height of the seat of a chair used especially for bathing the external genitals and the anal region

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