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) A dressing table, typically covered to the floor with cloth (originally, toile) and lace, on which stood a mirror, which might also be draped in lace.
  2. (archaic) Personal grooming, in other words washing, dressing, etc.
  3. Alternative spelling of toilet

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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" is singular (la toilette) while in the rest of the world the noun is plural (les toilettes).

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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.

Noun[edit]

toilette f (plural toilettes)

  1. toilet (personal grooming)

Noun[edit]

toilette m (plural toilettes)

  1. toilet; lavatory; bathroom

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