bathwater

noun

bath·​wa·​ter ˈbath-ˌwȯ-tər How to pronounce bathwater (audio)
ˈbäth-,
-ˌwä-tər
: water for a bath

Examples of bathwater in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The bathroom tends to be cold, with overly bright lights, tepid bathwater, and no grab bars around the tub. Tribune News Service, The Mercury News, 7 June 2024 From boycotts to babies to bathwater, your only hope of keeping up with the internet’s antics was to hold on, and find somebody who could match your freak. Kate Lindsay, Vulture, 4 June 2024 Belle Delphine, the woman who went viral in 2019 for selling jars of her bathwater, revealed earlier this month that the stunt earned her $90K in profits. Ash Parrish, The Verge, 20 May 2024 The scene in question sees Elordi's character Felix having a moment of solo intimacy in a bathtub, before Oliver (Keoghan) proceeds to drink the leftover bathwater flowing down the drain. Jen Juneau, Peoplemag, 4 Jan. 2024 See all Example Sentences for bathwater 

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bathwater was in the 14th century

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“Bathwater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bathwater. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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