half bath

noun

Definition of half bath

: 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 are a total of four bedrooms, five bathrooms and two half baths. Emily Nonko, WSJ, "House of the Year, Third Place: A Cantilevered Colorado Home Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright," 29 Jan. 2020 The 6,892-square-foot Martha’s Vineyard property sits on 29.3 acres and features seven bedrooms, eight and a half baths, and stone fireplaces. Isabel Garcia, House Beautiful, "The Obamas Just Bought an $11.75 Million Home on Martha’s Vineyard," 9 Dec. 2019 The five bedroom, five bath house with two half baths includes a theater room, outdoor kitchen, and pool. Kathy Jumper, al, "There’s money in washing cars," 26 Jan. 2020 The residential compound on the ranch includes a 5,000-square-foot main house that was built two years ago three bedrooms and three and a half baths. Steve Brown, Dallas News, "Historic ranch on the market south of Dallas has $26.35 million price tag," 6 Jan. 2020 About the home • Address: 10811 Jordan Road, Carmel • Details: Four bedrooms, three and a half baths, large family room, fenced back yard with fire pit, garage, 3,077 square feet. Natalia E. Contreras, Indianapolis Star, "Hot Property: This $409K Carmel home has a winter-perfect fire pit and backyard," 22 Nov. 2019 The 1,336-square-foot, one-story house, at 836 Española Way, has three bedrooms and two and one-half baths. Robyn A. Friedman, sun-sentinel.com, "‘Med-Deco’ home features unique Miami style for $1.39 million," 21 Nov. 2019 The two-bedroom home, which has two full and two half baths, features an open layout where the dining room, kitchen, and great room offer a seamless flow. courant.com, "Property of the Week: Castle Heights of Cheshire," 15 Nov. 2019 The Martha’s Vineyard property sits on 29.3 acres and features seven bedrooms, eight-and-a-half baths and several stone fireplaces. Sean Neumann, PEOPLE.com, "Barack & Michelle Obama Just Bought a $11.75M, 7-Bedroom Martha's Vineyard Estate: Reports," 6 Dec. 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'half bath.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of half bath

1951, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about half bath

Time Traveler for half bath

Time Traveler

The first known use of half bath was in 1951

See more words from the same year

Statistics for half bath

Last Updated

14 Feb 2020

Cite this Entry

“Half bath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half%20bath. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for half bath

half bath

noun

English Language Learners Definition of half bath

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

More from Merriam-Webster on half bath

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for half bath

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with half bath

Comments on half bath

What made you want to look up half bath? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

More Confusing Words—Quiz

  • cats on impossible timber
  • The magician ______ moved the selected card to the top of the deck.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!