from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A lavatory for women.
- n. A lavatory for guests in a private home.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A women's toilet, especially in a public venue such as a restaurant, boutique, or hotel lobby.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The room in a ship in which gunpowder is kept. See magazine, 1.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a woman's restroom in a public (or semipublic) building
The door to the powder room opened and Virginia LaBelle, her makeup restored, her frosted hair no longer mussed, managed a wan smile that didn’t quite reach her eyes.
The music digressed into noise; Danny spotted a bank of phone booths next to the powder room and rolled back to police work.