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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for toiletry

Contemporary Examples of toiletry

  • Get out that toiletry bag with the toothpaste caked on the bottom and wash it or get a new one.

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    10 Tips to Start the Fall Off Right

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    September 5, 2010

British Dictionary definitions for toiletry


noun plural -ries

an object or cosmetic used in making up, dressing, etc
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