Definition of footbath in English:



  • 1An act of washing one's feet.

    • ‘Nails are optional and if offered should be high-end nail services like a spa pedicure with foot mask, massage, exfoliation and footbath.’
    • ‘The whole procedure started with a footbath in nicely scented herbs.’
    • ‘For a relaxing footbath combine 2 Oranges sliced in rings, a cup of baby oil and a cup of Epsom salt or sea salt.’
    • ‘Pamper your tired feet with a luxurious footbath.’
    • ‘Money is also needed to create and improve footbaths and boardwalks and to erect interpretation boards.’
    • ‘When I had ingrown toenails removed, I had to soak my feet in an Epsom salts footbath twice a day.’
    • ‘It advised members to continue the disease control effort with footbaths and other disinfectant materials at their premises.’
    • ‘A warm footbath and massage to the upper back, shoulders and neck will often help.’
    • ‘Many Co-op and veterinary stores also supply foam mats specifically for footbaths.’
    1. 1.1A small shallow bowl used for washing one's feet.
      • ‘The solution is a cup of Epsom salts (magnesium sulfate) to a footbath or dishpan full of warm water.’
      • ‘All vehicles are being equipped with a suitable disinfectant, plus a footbath, brush and sprayers.’
      • ‘For those of you who enjoy a lot of walking, give your feet a quick soak in a footbath using geranium essential oil before you set out.’
      • ‘Examples of all three types of footbaths are well represented in public and private collections.’
      • ‘The way is rock-strewn and bare, with tarns the size of footbaths.’
      • ‘Each spa cottage features a private sauna, still pool, whirlpool, and footbath as well a solarium and a water bed.’