half bath


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 Home: This is a 3-bed, 4-and-a-half bath, 5,600-square-foot, transitional-style home that was built in 1998 in St. Matthews. Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, "Full of cheer, this St. Matthews home features 14 Christmas trees, thousands of decorations," 26 Nov. 2020 Home: This is a 3-bed, 3-and-a-half bath, 3,200-square-foot, Richardsonian Romanesque-style home built in 2020 in the Norton Commons neighborhood of Louisville. Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, "Step inside this custom-built $750K Norton Commons home that you could win for $100," 12 Nov. 2020 Home: This is a 4-bed, 4-and-a-half bath, 5,600-square-feet, chateau-style home that was built in 2018. Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, "French-inspired chateau in Norton Commons is a master class in energy-efficiency design," 24 Sep. 2020 Priced at $3,890,000, this four-bedroom, four-and-a-half bath home is listed by Colleen Sherlock with Greenwood King Properties. Emilia Benton, Houston Chronicle, "Prime property: Traditional River Oaks home offers extensive features," 22 Aug. 2020 Measuring about 2,150 square feet, the unit has two bedrooms plus a loft, two full baths and a half bath. Christina Poletto, WSJ, "Concrete Cements Itself as a High-End Finish," 3 Sep. 2020 Home: This is a 2-bed, 2-and-a-half bath, 1,720-square-foot, patio home that was built in 2014 in Louisville's Ivy Ridge subdivision. Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, "Customized Louisville patio home is comfortably full of art and 'ordered clutter'," 27 Aug. 2020 Home: This is a 5-bed, 4-and-a-half bath, 4,674-square-foot, split-level, mid-century modern home in the Cherokee Seneca neighborhood that was built in 1964. Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, "This 5-bed home near Louisville's Seneca Park serves up dreamy mid-century modern vibes," 31 July 2020 The primary bedroom suite with bath that was remodeled this year features white and grey marble surfaces and a free-standing tub, as well as double sinks, a half bath, Whirlpool/jetted tub and separate shower. Emilia Benton, Houston Chronicle, "Prime Property: Hunters Creek Village home offers classic features," 11 July 2020

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First Known Use of half bath

1951, in the meaning defined above

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6 Dec 2020

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“Half bath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half%20bath. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of half bath

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

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