half bath


Definition of half bath

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

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Called La Serena, the home includes four bedrooms, five full baths and one half bath. Sarah Tilton, WSJ, "Oceanfront Home in California’s Golf Paradise Sells for Over $25 Million," 17 Aug. 2018 Take this four-bedroom, four-and-a-half bath home in Santa Fe. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Swanky desert estate on 17 acres asks $1.3M," 18 Dec. 2018 The apartment is around 5,000 square feet, with two bedrooms and two and a half baths, as well as direct Park Avenue views from almost every room, according to StreetEasy. Vivian Marino, New York Times, "Penthouse Sale in Chelsea Sets Downtown Record," 1 June 2018 Our home features six bedrooms, five and a half baths, a walk-out basement, a billiard room and home theater complete with stadium seating and a 3-D projector. Olivia Rassow, ELLE Decor, "Would You House Sit For A Pop Star?," 29 Jan. 2014 The third level has another dining room and laundry area, a half bath, a galley kitchen, and a gym, which also could be converted into another bedroom. Vivian Marino, New York Times, "A SoHo Triplex on the Market for $65 Million," 14 June 2018 The home is about 8,000 square feet, with three bedrooms and five full and two half baths, though there are several rooms that could be converted into additional bedrooms. Vivian Marino, New York Times, "A SoHo Triplex on the Market for $65 Million," 14 June 2018 This house has it all, including a half bath in the four-car garage. Linda Hingham, courant.com, "Property of the Week: 198 Woodland Street, Glastonbury," 29 Jan. 2018 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

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1951, in the meaning defined above

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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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