half bath


Definition of half bath

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

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The property used to be known as Maplehurst Farm, and this building has been transformed into a family room, solarium, and half bath — a renovation that deliberately exposed the wood beams. John Ellement, Boston.com Real Estate, "Home of the Week: For under $500,000, an updated Hanover farmhouse," 29 Aug. 2019 That’s the listing price of the 10,668-square-foot home featuring six beds, six full bathrooms, two half baths, a heated pool, a hot tub, batting cage and a basketball court on a 35-acre lot. Kyle Newman, The Denver Post, "Want a baseball diamond in your backyard? Buy the Castle Rock mansion of former Rockies manager Walt Weiss," 27 Aug. 2019 There is usually at least a half bath to accommodate guests. Anchorage Daily News, "The first thing to pay attention to when you’re checking out a house for sale," 8 Aug. 2019 Also on the second floor are a bonus room that could easily serve as a fifth bedroom thanks to its half bath and large walk-in closet, an exercise room, and laundry. courant.com, "Property of the Week: 5 Stonebridge Lane, West Hartford," 2 Aug. 2019 The two-story home, located in Woodstock, Illinois, is 1,722-square-feet with four bedrooms, and two and a half baths. Selena Barrientos, House Beautiful, "'Groundhog Day' Fans Will Want to Tour the Piano Teacher's House Currently For Sale," 9 July 2019 Bertolini listed his six-bedroom, five-and-a-half bath stone Tudor at 14 West Hill Drive last week for $949,900. Kenneth R. Gosselin, courant.com, "Hartford in the rearview mirror? Former Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini puts West Hartford home up for sale," 9 July 2019 The mansion has 10 bedrooms and 17 and a half baths. Steve Brown, Dallas News, "Hot properties: Dallas area's priciest palaces up for grabs," 5 July 2019 The 6,200-square-foot apartment has six bedrooms and seven and a half baths. Vivian Marino, New York Times, "Sting and Bruce Willis Sell Central Park West Duplexes," 4 May 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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