toiletry

[ toi-li-tree ]
/ ˈtɔɪ lɪ tri /
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noun, plural toi·let·ries.

any article or preparation used in cleaning or grooming oneself, as soap or deodorant.

Origin of toiletry

First recorded in 1825–35; toilet + -ry
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British Dictionary definitions for toiletries

toiletry

/ (ˈtɔɪlɪtrɪ) /

noun plural -ries

an object or cosmetic used in making up, dressing, etc
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Word Origin and History for toiletries

toiletries


n.

preparations in grooming," 1927; see toilet + -ry.

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