Meaning of half bath in English:

half bath


(also half bathroom)
North American
  • A room in a private home that contains a toilet and washbasin but no bath or shower.

    ‘if it's just a half bath for guests, a nice sink, a sturdy toilet, and a decorative towel rack will do’
    • ‘Our party space was maybe 550 square feet—which included the kitchen and a half bath.’
    • ‘Each apartment accommodates up to six occupants and all units include a kitchen, a bath and a half bath.’
    • ‘A sliding door in the master bath can be closed to make an independent half bath for the privacy of family or friends staying in the den/guest bedroom.’
    • ‘The apartment has one full bath and a half bath which is in my room.’
    • ‘There's a half bath downstairs and a nice little kitchen, though I don't cook very much.’
    • ‘These are duplexes with a master bedroom and half bath on the upper floor, and a bedroom, bathroom, living-room and kitchen on the lower floor.’
    • ‘It sports a half bath with stainless steel hand railing and two queen beds.’
    • ‘The sink in the half bath, located on the first floor, a good example of the design touches used throughout the house.’
    • ‘The dilemma was solved by including a half bath in the new 800-square-foot office.’
    • ‘He bought the largest model, with four bedrooms, three full bathrooms and two half bathrooms, living room, dining room, and kitchen.’