Definition of powder room in English:

powder room

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  • 1A women’s toilet in a public building.
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    • If the strain of the working day is becoming all too much, simply sneak off to the powder room and sit down on the loo seat.
    • A precious opium-eating den, with a boudoir for hire and an elegant powder room, this hangout is lavish and otherworldly.
    • I was flustered - having just come off an airplane - and I went to the powder room.
    lavatory, toilet; British the Ladies, cloakroom, (public) convenience; North American ladies' room, restroom, bathroom, washroom, comfort station
    British informal loo
  • 1.1North American A toilet in a domestic house.
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    • We redid the downstairs powder room and aside from the fact that it's still missing a corner shelf and a window treatment I think it's pretty much done.
    • This optical illusion is perfected in the upstairs powder room.
    • The man with the port bottle, and his wife playing hostess in the powder room, had departed.

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