eau de toilette

noun
eau de toi·​lette | \ ˌō-də-twä-ˈlet How to pronounce eau de toilette (audio) \
plural eaux de toilette\ ˌō(z)-​twä-​ˈlet How to pronounce eau de toilette (audio) \ or eaux de toilettes\ ˌō(z)-​də-​twä-​ˈlet(s) How to pronounce eau de toilette (audio) \ or eau de toilettes\ ˌō-​də-​twä-​ˈlet(s) How to pronounce eau de toilette (audio) \

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

Examples of eau de toilette in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This warming eau de toilette spray is sold in an edgy glass bottle that features the brand’s signature Rockstud design. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 31 Mar. 2022 As an eau de parfum, this one is more concentrated than a cologne or eau de toilette. The Salt Lake Tribune, 18 May 2022 The aromatic green eau de toilette features a lively blend of clary sage and delicate narcissus, enveloped in heady notes of sweet rosewood and metallic sclarene, a synthetic molecule that adds warmth and freshness. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 31 Mar. 2022 Stay warm during cold winter nights with a sensual, woody eau de parfum, or enjoy energizing refreshment during the summer heat with an aromatic eau de toilette. The Salt Lake Tribune, 7 Apr. 2022 Here is the reception and a boutique packed with some of the owner's favorite things from organic soap to made-in-France eau de toilette. Rooksana Hossenally, Forbes, 31 Aug. 2021 The uplifting eau de toilette set features soft floral notes with a fresh blend of bergamot and muguet blossoms. Jennifer Manfrin And Sian Babish, chicagotribune.com, 27 Nov. 2020 The more masculine eau de toilette is topped off with citrus and mint, with a heart of lavender and violet leaves, and base notes like patchouli and vetiver. Marci Robin, Allure, 23 Nov. 2019 Meanwhile, Daisy Love eau de toilette is available for $84 or $104 (depending on the size) from a variety of retailers. Marci Robin, Allure, 8 Aug. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of eau de toilette

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for eau de toilette

French, literally, water for washing and dressing

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The first known use of eau de toilette was in 1907

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Last Updated

11 Aug 2022

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“Eau de toilette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eau%20de%20toilette. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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