Try Our Apps


The saddest words

half bath

or half-bath

a bathroom containing only a toilet and wash basin; powder room.
Also called half bathroom, half-bathroom.
Origin of half bath
First recorded in 1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for half bath
Historical Examples
  • The object of using so little water in this bath, the foot and a half bath, is, that reaction may be the sooner effected.

    Every Man his own Doctor R. T. Claridge
  • A patient of this kind may also be treated with ablutions or put into a half bath at 75.2°, while cooler water is poured over him.

    Valere Aude Louis Dechmann

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for half bath

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for half

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for half bath