toilette

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See also: Toilette and toiletté

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French toilette; more at toilet.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

toilette (plural toilettes)

  1. Archaic form of toilet. (in all senses related to dressing and personal grooming, but not a water closet)

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

toile (cloth) +‎ -ette

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /twa.lɛt/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

toilette f (plural toilettes)

  1. toilet (act of cleaning oneself)
  2. (Belgium) the toilet, lavatory

Usage notes[edit]

  • In Belgium the word for "toilet/lavatory" can be singular (la toilette) while in the rest of the world the noun is only plural (les toilettes).

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • German: Toilette
  • Polish: toaleta

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French toilette.

Noun[edit]

toilette f (invariable)

  1. toilet (all senses)
  2. makeup
  3. dressing table

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French toilette.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /to.a.ˈlɛ.t(ʃ)i/
  • Hyphenation: to‧i‧le‧tte
  • Rhymes: -ɛt(ʃ)i

Noun[edit]

toilette f (plural toilettes)

  1. toilet (personal grooming)

Noun[edit]

toilette m (plural toilettes)

  1. toilet; lavatory; bathroom
    Synonyms: lavabo, banheiro, casa de banho