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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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