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Definition of "powder room" []

  • A lavatory for women. (noun)
  • A lavatory for guests in a private home. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "powder room" in a sentence
  • "The door to the powder room opened and Virginia LaBelle, her makeup restored, her frosted hair no longer mussed, managed a wan smile that didn’t quite reach her eyes."
  • "The music digressed into noise; Danny spotted a bank of phone booths next to the powder room and rolled back to police work."