half bath


Definition of half bath 

: a bathroom containing a sink and toilet but no bathtub or shower

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The home boasts more than 12,000 square feet with eight bedrooms, nine full baths, four half baths, three wet bars, multimedia and game rooms, a full-sized basketball court, a putting green and a pool with a spa. Heather Leighton, Houston Chronicle, "Large Humble mansion gets modern face lift, listed again for $2.1 million," 18 Feb. 2018 La Bestiaire comprises multiple outbuildings in addition to the charming main house, which includes bright and airy formal living rooms spaces and seven bedrooms and four and a half baths. Lauren Ro, Curbed, "Ultimate equestrian estate just outside NYC wants $8.5M," 22 June 2018 There are three additional bedrooms, plus a full bath and a half bath. Lauren Ro, Curbed, "Cool ’70s home with original sofa wants $619K," 10 May 2018 Inside, the house has seven bedrooms (including one jaw-dropping master!), eight full bathrooms, and three half baths. Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "Kelly Clarkson's Nashville Mansion Is (Still) on the Market for $8.75 Million," 5 July 2018 Home: This 9,000-square-foot Victorian home built circa 1865 has eight bedrooms, four full baths and two half baths. Emma Austin, The Courier-Journal, "This idyllic English garden is hiding in plain sight in Old Louisville," 7 June 2018 The charming home was built in the 1830s, according to Variety, and includes a four-bedroom main house with four full baths and two half baths. Bridget Mallon, ELLE Decor, "UPDATE: Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Sold Their New Orleans Mansion," 31 Oct. 2016 There are three bedrooms and three and a half baths, plus a library. Vivian Marino, New York Times, "Jessica Lange Among Owners Expanding Into Grander Homes," 29 June 2018 There’s a half bath nearby, and a side deck off the small mudroom. Jon Gorey, BostonGlobe.com, "For sale: American Foursquares in Andover and Dorchester," 29 June 2018

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First Known Use of half bath

1951, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of half bath

: a bathroom that has a sink and toilet but no bathtub or shower

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