bath·​tub | \ ˈbath-ˌtəb How to pronounce bathtub (audio) , ˈbäth- \

Definition of bathtub

: a usually fixed tub for bathing

Examples of bathtub in a Sentence

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First Known Use of bathtub

1821, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jun 2022

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“Bathtub.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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More Definitions for bathtub


bath·​tub | \ ˈbath-ˌtəb How to pronounce bathtub (audio) , ˈbäth- \

Kids Definition of bathtub

: a tub in which to take a bath


bath·​tub | \ ˈbath-ˌtəb, ˈbȧth- How to pronounce bathtub (audio) \

Medical Definition of bathtub

: a usually fixed tub for bathing

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