Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "toiletry" [toiletry]

  • An article, such as toothpaste or a hairbrush, used in personal grooming or dressing. (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 "toiletry" in a sentence
  • "I decided to chip in by doing something that I think, in all modesty, I've got a certain gift for assembling a "dopp kit," aka a toiletry bag."
  • "Those interested can donate anything, such as toiletry items, candy, toys, stuffed animals and school supplies."
  • ""The paradox of the toilet and a person's actions is something that no boss can even think about interfering with and the thought that bosses think they have the control to get involved in the toiletry is a gross invasion of an employee's privacy."