Definition of handbasin in English:

handbasin

noun

British
  • A washbasin.

    • ‘There is also a toilet with a handbasin at this level.’
    • ‘In some parts of the US it doesn't even contain a working handbasin.’
    • ‘The white suite includes a bath with wall-mounted shower as well as a handbasin with a vanity unit.’
    • ‘This is lit by recessed lighting and has a white ceramic suite incorporating a panelled bath with telephone shower attachment and a pedestal handbasin.’
    • ‘The stainless handbasins mounted in laminated glass, for instance, were designed and manufactured in-house at a fraction of the cost of similar designer versions.’
    • ‘The large master bedroom, at the front of the first floor proper, has generous built-in wooden wardrobes, a corner handbasin and a marble vanity unit.’
    • ‘The bathrooms, including en suites, will feature freestanding ceramic handbasins on limestone shelves, tiling in limestone and ceramic and glass shower screens.’
    • ‘Both of the bedrooms can take a double bed, although one is smaller than the other, and both also have handbasins.’
    • ‘There is also a part-tiled en suite with double shower cubicle and twin handbasins.’
    • ‘The bathroom has a handbasin, toilet and bath while the utility room is fully plumbed for a washing machine and also has fitted storage units.’
    • ‘Two of the bedrooms have built-in wardrobes and handbasins.’
    • ‘In the family bathroom, there is a Victorian cast-iron bath with telephone shower attachment, a handbasin, toilet and heated towel rail.’
    • ‘To the front, the well-proportioned master bedroom is fitted with double wooden wardrobes, a vanity unit and a pedestal handbasin.’
    • ‘Its white ceramic suite has a pedestal handbasin, bidet and toilet, and there is a walk-in shower cubicle with Triton electric shower.’
    • ‘There is also a built-in wardrobe and a handbasin.’
    • ‘Both are equipped with built-in wardrobes while the double bedroom also has a handbasin and shower cubicle.’
    • ‘My most vivid memory of the event is a giant bullet-shaped pink-tiled structure on an upper terrace, set around with handbasins and soap dispensers.’
    • ‘The first section contains a handbasin and vanity unit, the second, which is partly tiled, has a sunken bath with a shower attachment, bidet and toilet.’
    • ‘Ron's mother gave them a wedding present of a septic tank and an inside toilet and this was installed with a handbasin near the back door so that the men could wash before coming into the house from the farm.’
    • ‘The toilets are separate, cubicle-style, with a handbasin, which can be used by both sexes.’
    basin, washbasin, wash-hand basin
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Pronunciation

handbasin

/ˈhan(d)beɪs(ə)n/