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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French toilette; more at toilet.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

toilette (plural toilettes)

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

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

toile (cloth) +‎ -ette

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /twa.lɛt/
  • (file)

NounEdit

toilette f (plural toilettes)

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

Usage notesEdit

  • 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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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French toilette.

NounEdit

toilette f (invariable)

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

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French toilette.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

toilette f (plural toilettes)

  1. toilet (personal grooming)

NounEdit

toilette m (plural toilettes)

  1. toilet; lavatory; bathroom

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