bath·​tub | \ ˈbath-ˌtəb , ˈbäth-\

Definition of bathtub

: a usually fixed tub for bathing

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Opt for trendy items that can be swapped out easily such as rugs, shower curtains and toothbrush holders and keep your toilet and bathtub in traditional hues. Angie's List, House Beautiful, "How To Remodel Your Bathroom: A Beginner's Guide," 18 Aug. 2014 Many sequences are cleverly conceived and handsomely staged, with sweet animated characters, as before—a bathtub fantasy, above and below bath water; an extravaganza set in a Royal Doulton world—yet explosions of spontaneity are few and far between. Joe Morgenstern, WSJ, "‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Review: Hard Medicine to Swallow," 20 Dec. 2018 The questionnaire is designed with 120 variables including bathtub installation, additional shelving, and whether a wall needs to come down. Sara Rodrigues, House Beautiful, "This Renovation Start-Up Wants To Deliver Your New Bathroom To You," 17 Dec. 2018 Think: Creepy twins, elevators full of blood, ghost parties, and a really disturbing bathtub scene. Cady Drell, Marie Claire, "The Best '80s Horror Movies That Are Still Terrifying Today," 23 Oct. 2018 With both Nordic and beach-inspired decor, rooms feature 17-foot ceilings and claw-foot bathtubs. Devorah Lev-tov, Vogue, "This Woman Is Changing the Liquor Landscape, One Custom-Made Bottle at a Time," 11 Oct. 2018 Inside the spacious tents, guests can enjoy luxurious baths in a claw foot bathtub, take in the views from the sofa while sipping coffee or cook up a meal using the in-room kitchenette. Michelle Gant, Fox News, "5 glamping destinations in the US for those who want to enjoy nature in complete comfort," 27 July 2018 The condo board called in plumbers who traced the leak to a unit owner’s bathtub. Benny L. Kass,, "Association lawyer says board not responsible for parking garage leak," 27 June 2018 Image The Bathroom The en suite double bathroom, equipped with a rainfall shower and a sizable claw foot bathtub, was done up in pastel pink, black and white tiles and retro globe lights that could easily be dimmed. Lindsey Tramuta, New York Times, "At a London Hotel, Art Deco Design and Stylish Cocktails," 9 June 2018

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First Known Use of bathtub

1821, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of bathtub

chiefly US : a large and long container in which people take baths or showers


bath·​tub | \ ˈbath-ˌtəb , ˈbäth-\

Kids Definition of bathtub

: a tub in which to take a bath


bath·​tub | \ ˈbath-ˌtəb, ˈbȧth- \

Medical Definition of bathtub

: a usually fixed tub for bathing

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