Simple Definition of tub
: a wide container used to hold something
: the amount that a tub will hold
Full Definition of tub
tubfulplay \-ˌfu̇l\ noun
tublikeplay \-ˌlīk\ adjective
Examples of tub in a sentence
We let the pans soak overnight in a tub of soapy water.
The bathroom has a shower and tub.
She ate the whole tub of ice cream.
Origin and Etymology of tub
Middle English tubbe, from Middle Dutch; akin to Middle Low German tubbe tub
First Known Use: 12th century
First Known Use of tub
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