a room containing a toilet and washing facilities for women; lavatory.
such a room provided for the use of female guests, as in a restaurant or nightclub.
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How to use powder room in a sentence
Think bigger, like the ceiling of an office or powder room, perhaps the inside of a coffered ceiling or a wall above a fireplace.Tips to properly prep your home to sell for the most | Justin Noble | June 24, 2021 | Washington Blade
We asked several experts to share their favorite powder room paint colors.9 expert-approved paint colors for a powder room makeover | Virginia Brown | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
Small and self-contained, powder rooms are packed with potential.9 expert-approved paint colors for a powder room makeover | Virginia Brown | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
The most popular unit, priced at about $1,100 fully installed, is 7 feet high and about the size of a large powder room, or enough to hold a full-size mattress and everything else you can stuff inside.After reimagining apartment storage, Bradyl bloomed | Thomas Heath | November 22, 2020 | Washington Post
To reach the powder-room, which is always situated in the after-part of a vessel, was easy.The Secret of the Island | W.H.G. Kingston (translation from Jules Verne)
Mrs. Dunn, Mrs. Sweatt and I spent the time making cartridges in the powder room in our stocking feet.Old Rail Fence Corners | Various
I have searched, as you call it—that is, I have crawled through the hold as far as the powder-room.The Frozen Pirate | W. Clark Russell
But mutiny in a Robespierre Convention, above all,—it is like fire seen sputtering in the ship's powder-room!The French Revolution | Thomas Carlyle
In Hanover, the powder room was in the steeple, while in Quincy the "powder-closite" was in the beams of the roof.Sabbath in Puritan New England | Alice Morse Earle
British Dictionary definitions for powder room
euphemistic a lavatory for women in a restaurant, department store, etc
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