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Can I say 'a half bath' instead? (i.e. 1/2 bathroom)

Thanks,
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I don't see how you can have half a room? It may be small but it's not as if walls are missing!
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one half bath

My undertanding is that it has a sink but no tub or shower.

Can we call it 'a half bath'?
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In the U.S., a "half-bath" contains a toilet and sink; a "three-quarter bath" contains toilet, sink and shower stall, and a full bath" contains toilet, sink, and bathtub/shower combination.

As to the original question -- can you say "a half bath" instead of "one half bath," I would say yes, definitely. I think it's not "one-half bath," but "one half-bath."

Boy, "half" is sure one of those words that looks weird when you look at it too much!
Boy, "half" is sure one of those words that looks weird when you look at it too much!
Yes...as does a half full glass...<hint, hint>

MrP