Definition of en suite in US English:

en suite

adverb & adjective

British
  • 1(of a bathroom) immediately adjoining a bedroom and forming part of the same set of rooms.

    as adjective ‘all rooms have en-suite facilities’
    as adverb ‘each bedroom has a small bathroom en suite’
    • ‘The rooms: we offer a choice of double, twin or single rooms with en-suite private bathroom facilities.’
    • ‘The 74 authentically decorated rooms have en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning and are scattered over a lovely hillside offering beautiful desert and mountain views.’
    • ‘En-suite bathrooms come with a freestanding shower and w / c.’
    • ‘There are four bathrooms en suite and there is one that is shared between two single rooms.’
    • ‘The new inpatient annexe has beds for 20 patients, mostly in single rooms with en-suite facilities, for the first time.’
    • ‘The five-bedroom house is fitted with a walk-in wardrobe in the master bedroom and this bedroom also has a bathroom en suite.’
    • ‘It is arranged on three floors and sleeps 4 in two double rooms, one with en-suite shower and one with own bathroom.’
    • ‘All rooms are fully equipped with en-suite facilities, including TV, direct dial telephone and coffee machines.’
    • ‘The master bedroom and one other bedroom have en-suite facilities.’
    • ‘They also have an all-purpose play room full of toys and an ensuite bathroom.’
    • ‘The old building has been altered considerably over the past century and extended to 22 bedrooms, ten with bathrooms en suite.’
    • ‘There are six bedrooms, most have bathrooms en suite, all have tea making facilities, radio and colour T.V.’
    • ‘There was a good-sized living room, opening on to the small secluded garden; a bedroom with en-suite bathroom, a second bedroom and a second bathroom, and a long but somewhat narrow kitchen.’
    • ‘There's a sumptuous en-suite bathroom with separate bath and shower.’
    • ‘The Aston Hotel has 14 rooms with en-suite facilities.’
    • ‘Asked to describe the room, he said she had canvas pictures on a wall behind her bed, mirrored wardrobes and an en-suite shower room.’
    • ‘Next Summer Bolton Council is due to build a ground floor extension to the house, complete with en-suite bathroom.’
    1. 1.1as adjective (of a bedroom) having an adjoining bathroom that forms part of the same set of rooms.
      • ‘The website of the Poole-based develope states it has permission for "two five-bedroom (all en-suite) super homes with direct beach access" on the land.’
      • ‘The infirmary has 65 en-suite rooms which open on to picturesque gardens.’
      • ‘This magnificent residence comprises four bedrooms, two of which are en-suite, kitchen, dining, living, study and conservatory.’
      • ‘The observatory provides full board, ensuite accommodation and facilities for visitors during April to November, plus seasonal staff and visiting researchers.’
      • ‘It's a three-storey house over a basement and offers seven en-suite bedrooms with an excess of 4,000 sq. ft of living space.’
      • ‘Accommodation comprises four double bedrooms two of which are en suite.’
      • ‘The planning inspector said she had seen an original plan that provided for twelve ensuite double bedrooms at first floor level.’
      • ‘One bedroom is located on the first floor while the other three (all en-suite) are located upstairs.’
      • ‘Most rooms are en-suite; all rooms have their own toilet and hand basin.’
      • ‘They also said each student would have plenty of individual space with their own en-suite bedroom.’
      • ‘The rooms will all be en suite while the development will also have restaurant, lounges, meeting room, banqueting hall and support facilities.’
      • ‘The restoration will include the conversion of two barns at the site into 12 en-suite bedrooms, a restaurant, function suite and 150 car parking spaces.’
      • ‘The house extends to around 337 square metres (3,630 square feet) and includes, on the ground floor, four reception rooms, a kitchen, utility room, laundry room and one ensuite bedroom.’
      • ‘Consisting of 30 en-suite rooms, the Lodge is just a short distance from the hospital.’
      • ‘All of the 8 bedrooms are en suite and attractively furnished and we are proud of our use of organic produce throughout the hotel and restaurant.’
      • ‘En-suite bedrooms are being restored which run along the galleries of the Marble Hall, and a sauna has been attached to the swimming pool, along with a relaxation area.’

noun

  • A bathroom that immediately adjoins a bedroom and forms part of the same set of rooms.

    ‘the en suite is fully tiled in black and white and has a double shower’
    • ‘Other features include fitted wardrobes in all bedrooms, full tiling in bathrooms and en suites, individually designed kitchens and ceramic tiled splashbacks.’
    • ‘The master bedroom is extremely spacious, with features such as a walk-in wardrobe and an ensuite with a large power shower, heated towel rail and access to an attic storage area.’
    • ‘The master bedroom has an en suite.’
    • ‘There are also gorgeous properties for rent in other parts of the country, such as the "Waterfront Stunner" in Christchurch, on the water's edge with large balconies overlooking the sea, a master bedroom and ensuite.’
    • ‘The bathrooms and en-suites will have ceramic floor and wall tiles while features in the bedrooms will include fitted wardrobes and recessed lighting.’
    • ‘How much should I charge for a small bedroom with an en-suite?’
    • ‘The master bedroom is to the front, and includes a bay window and a part-tiled ensuite with a step-in shower unit.’
    • ‘The manager's quarters are small, but big enough to throw an extra mattress on the floor for visitors, and we have an ensuite.’
    • ‘Meanwhile upstairs, rather than adding en-suites to the master and guest bedrooms, Melanie opted to integrate the extra floor space into the bedrooms.’
    • ‘The home has 4 large bedrooms, master with ensuite, plus a sliding door giving access to wide verandahs boasting magnificent views over Tregeagle.’
    • ‘Features include gas-fired central heating, timber sash windows, nine foot high ceilings on the ground floor, power showers in the en-suites and recessed lighting in the kitchen.’
    • ‘The big thing she suggested was that we turn the spare bathroom back into a bedroom and have an en-suite in our own bedroom instead.’
    • ‘Kitchens and bathrooms have wall and floor tiling and master bedrooms have en suites.’
    • ‘There are three double bedrooms, two with en suites.’

Origin

Late 18th century (in the sense ‘in agreement or harmony’): from French, literally ‘in sequence’.

Pronunciation

en suite

/än ˈswēt//ɑn ˈswit/