bath·​house | \ ˈbath-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce bathhouse (audio) , ˈbäth- \

Definition of bathhouse

1 : a building equipped for bathing
2 : a building containing dressing rooms for bathers

Examples of bathhouse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Camping fees include use of the bathhouse and Wi-Fi access. Robin Soslow, Chron, 3 May 2022 The Atlanta area's premier 24-hour jjimjilbang, or Korean bathhouse, features nine different mineral-encrusted saunas of varying temperatures — at just $35 to enter. Christian Cody, Allure, 12 Apr. 2022 Dating from 1931, it was previously owned by city-electricity provider Oslo Lysverker, serving as company headquarters but also including a pool and bathhouse in the basement for public use (a typically community-minded Scandinavian gesture). James Stewart, Robb Report, 23 Apr. 2022 Its bathhouse and three cabins, set on three hillside acres, are linked by a stone walking path and designed in a way that seems to mimic the curve of neighboring Mount Gardner, Bowen Island's highest point. Travel + Leisure, 12 Apr. 2022 There are two kinds of people on this Earth: those who view the bathhouse as a place to charge their human battery and those who would rather have a root canal than bathe among strangers. Brennan Kilbane, Allure, 22 Mar. 2022 It is being built adjacent to the Cokeley Campground at North Bend, and visitors to the campground will be able to use the bathhouse there. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 29 Dec. 2021 The bathhouse—a cool cavern with a simple skylight—was designed to feel like a cenote, another nod to the landscape of the Yucatán Peninsula. Jessie Heyman, Vogue, 9 Mar. 2022 Enlarge / Composite photo of the Gerace bathhouse as excavated between 2016 and 2019. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 11 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of bathhouse

1705, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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17 May 2022

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“Bathhouse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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