half bath


Definition of half bath 

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

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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 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

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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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