Definition of bathtub in English:

bathtub

noun

North American
  • A bath.

    • ‘Some people fill their bathtubs with cold water, plop their heads on plastic bath pillows and snooze.’
    • ‘She made herself a sandwich while she readied the bathtub for a long hot bath with scented candles.’
    • ‘Every single one of us has running water - running hot water - and bathtubs and indoor toilets to put the water into.’
    • ‘Minerva has noticed a growing enthusiasm for using infant bath seats in adult bathtubs.’
    • ‘These three white bathtubs and the white whirlpool were delivered to the site and installed sometime in January or February.’
    • ‘Residents were storing water supplies in bathtubs and buckets ahead of the expected three-day drought.’
    • ‘Bathroom floors are built to bear the weight of a standard bathtub not whirlpool spa baths.’
    • ‘To the right of the closet was a roomy bathroom, including a Jacuzzi bathtub.’
    • ‘I was in the bathtub and I was using the whirlpool that my father used to swirl the water around.’
    • ‘She walked over to the tile bathtub, more like a jacuzzi it was so big, and turned on the water, waiting for it to get warm.’
    • ‘Eventually, Angela's taken to a bathtub for a warm, invigorating bath.’
    • ‘We were shivering so much that we decided to go upstairs and put very hot water into the bathtub.’
    • ‘To remove non slip appliques and strips from bathtubs, saturate a cloth or sponge and squeeze hot vinegar over decals.’
    • ‘The bathtubs are basically like huge swimming pools.’
    • ‘First, she took a long bath in a bathtub filled with warm water and petals of dark red roses.’
    • ‘Forty of the additional rooms will be suites, with amenities such as whirlpool-style bathtubs and free admission to the upscale Belterra spa and exercise facilities.’
    • ‘In 1940, only 55 percent of Americans had hot water, flush toilets and bathtubs or showers.’
    • ‘There are three bathrooms, all of them well equipped with their own showers and Jacuzzis and huge bathtubs that made Emmy want to take a bath right there and then.’
    • ‘Drop-in bathtubs made specifically for bathtub enclosures are the best to build around, but whirlpool bathtubs are also great for building enclosures around.’
    • ‘He said he gave up import-export business in 1993 to embark on the production of bathtubs, swimming pools and boats because he thought a construction boom was looming for Vietnam.’
    bathtub, tub, hot tub
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Pronunciation

bathtub

/ˈbɑːθtʌb/