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Meaning of COMMODE

Pronunciation:  ku'mowd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a tall elegant chest of drawers
  2. [n]  a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination

COMMODE is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: can, chiffonier, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throne, toilet
 See Also: bath, bathroom, bureau, chest, chest of drawers, drawer, dresser, flush toilet, flushless toilet, john, lav, lavatory, plumbing fixture, potty chair, potty seat, privy, toilet bowl, toilet seat



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Com*mode"\, n. [F. commode, fr. commode convenient, L.
commodus; com- + modus measure, mode. See {Mode}.]
1. A kind of headdress formerly worn by ladies, raising the
   hair and fore part of the cap to a great height.

         Or under high commodes, with looks erect.

2. A piece of furniture, so named according to temporary
   fashion; as:
   (a) A chest of drawers or a bureau.
   (b) A night stand with a compartment for holding a chamber
   (c) A kind of close stool.
   (d) A movable sink or stand for a wash bowl, with closet.