half bath

noun

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

Examples of half bath in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s a half bath and mudroom in back (plumbed for laundry or dog washing) that leads out to a bluestone patio, a big fenced yard, and a walk-out basement workshop. Jon Gorey, BostonGlobe.com, 5 May 2023 To the left of the entry foyer is a hallway that accesses the kitchen, a half bath and two of the three bedrooms, which are served by a full bath. James Alexander, Hartford Courant, 9 Dec. 2022 Past a half bath, a mudroom connects to the one-car garage. Jon Gorey, BostonGlobe.com, 21 Apr. 2023 How about 15 bedrooms, 16 full bathrooms and 3 half baths, and more than 50,000 square feet of space? Joe Mutascio, The Indianapolis Star, 31 Aug. 2023 The first stops along the way are the laundry room and a mudroom with a half bath. John R. Ellement, BostonGlobe.com, 26 July 2023 Now, kitchen design also encompasses spaces like a pantry, mudroom, dining room, and half baths. Kristina McGuirk, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Aug. 2023 According to the current listing, it's set on three acres and has 10 bedrooms, 10 full bathrooms and one half bath. Hannah Chubb, Peoplemag, 2 Aug. 2023 There are four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, and one half bath across the 6,395-square-foot residence, as well as an additional 4,000 square feet of outdoor space via three terraces. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 5 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of half bath was in 1951

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“Half bath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half%20bath. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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