One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A light or dilute form of perfume.‘their products include perfume and toilet water’count noun ‘colognes and toilet waters that are a delight to use’
perfume, fragrance, lavender water, cologneView synonyms
- ‘Combine basil essential oil with other essential oils to make perfumes and toilet water.’
- ‘My dad worked a lot of different kinds of jobs, but for the last 25 or so years of his life he worked in the cosmetics business, manufacturing cold creams, toilet water and other products.’
- ‘Flowers and herbs can be made into colognes and toilet waters that are a delight to use.’
- ‘The determined or decadent amongst us can even make their own toilet water to waft around.’
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