powder room

noun

1
: a restroom for women
2
: a lavatory in the main living area of a house

Examples of powder room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Downstairs, the powder room later in the night became a mini party of its own. Tianwei Zhang, WWD, 12 July 2024 Three bedrooms and two bathrooms, plus a powder room, span the pad’s 2,240 square feet. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 12 July 2024 The new powder room is tucked neatly into a corner off a tiny hall that also leads to the basement. Marni Elyse Katz, Architectural Digest, 5 July 2024 The Brookline has 1,690 square feet with three bedrooms, three full bathrooms and a powder room. Hope Hodge Seck, Washington Post, 26 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for powder room 

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Word History

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of powder room was in 1927

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“Powder room.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/powder%20room. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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