powder room

noun

Definition of powder room

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

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The home has three bedrooms, three baths and several powder rooms. J.s. Marcus, WSJ, "In Vienna, a Villa Built for a Brewing Bigwig," 10 July 2019 In the powder room, a soapstone sink from Portland Architectural Salvage sits atop a rustic Douglas fir washstand designed by Karu. Marni Elyse Katz, BostonGlobe.com, "On the coast of Maine, designing a casual, livable place to retire," 20 June 2019 Artefacto Artefacto, a Brazilian home furnishings brand, worked with architect and designer Debora Aguiar on this unique residence, including four bedrooms, five bathrooms, and a powder room. Monique Valeris, ELLE Decor, "Tour Stunning Residences Inside Zaha Hadid's One Thousand Museum," 13 June 2019 To the left was the sitting area, as well as the kitchenette, the Swiss marble bedecked bathroom and a tiny powder room with pink striped wallpaper, a light pink toilet and matching pink sink. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "I Spent the Night Inside Copenhagen’s Chicest Design Store," 17 Aug. 2018 There is a European-style bath in the master bedroom, an oversized shower/tub combination in the second bath, and a porcelain pedestal sink in the powder room. Margaret Demarino, courant.com, "Property of the Week: Harvest Village, Newington," 7 Sep. 2017 The only thing chicer than Blair Eadie's summer suit is this rich navy powder room outfitted in similar stripes. Laurel Benedum, ELLE Decor, "7 Decadent Rooms Inspired By This Weekend's Chicest Celebrity Outfits," 4 June 2019 In Delevingne’s powder room, the wallpaper is the same jungly banana-leaf print as the fabric on the chairs outside, but the toilet is something else: hand-painted, seat and all, in Mexican Talavera-style florals, like a little functional sculpture. Julia Felsenthal, Marie Claire, "Cara Delevingne Bares All," 13 Aug. 2019 In all, there are eight bedrooms, 13 bathrooms and two powder rooms. Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: Sugar Ray Leonard eyes a $52-million prize in Pacific Palisades," 27 July 2019

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First Known Use of powder room

1927, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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powder room

noun

English Language Learners Definition of powder room

US : 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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