powder room


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powder room

n.
1. A public restroom for women.
2. A half bathroom.
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powder room

n
euphemistic a lavatory for women in a restaurant, department store, etc
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pow′der room`


n.
1. lavatory containing only a toilet and wash basin.
[1905–10]
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Noun1.powder room - a woman's restroom in a public (or semipublic) buildingpowder room - a woman's restroom in a public (or semipublic) building
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powder room

noun lavatory, toilet, the Ladies, loo (Brit. informal), washroom (U.S. & Canad.), ladies room, dunny (Austral. or old-fashioned N.Z.), (public) convenience To the left of the hall was a powder room.
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Translations
غُرفَة الإستراحة النسائِيَّه
dámská toaleta
dametoilet
női toalett
dámska toaleta
hanımlar tuvaleti

powder room

ntoilette f inv (per signore)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

powder

(ˈpaudə) noun
1. any substance in the form of fine particles. soap powder; milk-powder.
2. a special kind of substance in this form, used as a cosmetic etc. face-powder; talcum powder.
3. formerly, gunpowder. powder and shot.
verb
to put powder on (one's face or body). She powdered her nose.
ˈpowdered adjective
in the form of fine particles of dust. powdered chocolate.
ˈpowdery adjective
like powder. powdery soil.
powder puff
a piece of very soft material used to apply face-powder etc.
ˈpowder room noun
a women's restroom.
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There are two additional bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a den, and powder room.
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The upper level has living and dining rooms, terraces, kitchen, screening room, guest room, fireplace, full bath and powder room.
And as per the documents that were filed with the Los Angeles Building and Safety Department, the couple will soon also have a skylight installed in their car park, as well as a powder room in the outbuilding.
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COMING UP ROSES Cath Kidson's antique rose towels are perfect for the traditionalists out there who want to give their powder room a pretty, vintage feel.
Dents d'or , Etta says when she locks herself in the powder room. Tommy Burns said dents d'or when I was hooking him into asking for forgiveness.
Minneapolis, MN, December 06, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Females in need of emergency makeup checks know the importance of a powder room, but small half-baths are often unsung heroes when it comes to home remodeling and redecorating.
They put in three new baths, a first floor powder room that looks more like a grotto than a powder room, with an 18th century lavabo, a vessel sink made from a 200 year-old copper bowl with a gargoyle for a faucet head, and wallpaper made from crocodile skin.