powder room

noun
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of powder room

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

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First Known Use of powder room

1927


POWDER ROOM Defined for English Language Learners

powder room

noun

Definition of powder room for English Language Learners

  • : a small bathroom especially for guests that has a toilet and sink but not a bathtub or shower

  • : a public bathroom for women in a restaurant, hotel, etc.


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