toiletry
noun (plural -ries) Date: 1892 an article or preparation (as toothpaste, shaving cream, or cologne) used in cleaning or grooming oneself — usually used in plural

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • toiletry — [toi′lə trē] n. pl. toiletries soap, lotion, cologne, etc. used in cleaning and grooming oneself …   English World dictionary

  • toiletry — adj. Toiletry is used with these nouns: ↑bag …   Collocations dictionary

  • toiletry — /toy li tree/, n., pl. toiletries. any article or preparation used in cleaning or grooming oneself, as soap or deodorant. [1825 35; TOILET + RY] * * * …   Universalium

  • toiletry — noun Any item used for personal hygiene or grooming …   Wiktionary

  • toiletry — toi·let·ry || tɔɪlɪtrɪ n. grooming articles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • toiletry — toi·let·ry …   English syllables

  • toiletry — toi•let•ry [[t]ˈtɔɪ lɪ tri[/t]] n. pl. ries cvb any article or preparation used in cleaning or grooming oneself, as soap or deodorant • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • toiletry — /ˈtɔɪlətri / (say toyluhtree) noun (plural toiletries) an article or substance used in dressing or hygiene, as a soap, deodorant, toothbrush, shaving lotion, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • toiletry — n. (pl. ies) (usu. in pl.) any of various articles or cosmetics used in washing, dressing, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • toiletry n — Toilet Trees see picture …   English expressions

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