bath·​wa·​ter | \ ˈbath-ˌwȯ-tər How to pronounce bathwater (audio) , ˈbäth-, -ˌwä-tər\

Definition of bathwater

: water for a bath

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In addition to the ocean, which is bathwater warm and practically wave-free, there’s a huge pool, plus a baby pool. Andrea Lavinthal,, "7 Tips for Traveling with a Toddler," 4 July 2018 In her new post, Ciara zooms in on a giffy Sienna playing in bathwater while smiling up at the camera. Mackenzie Cummings-grady, Billboard, "Ciara Shares New Baby Photos of Daughter Sienna During Bathtime," 26 Mar. 2018 For this child of Southern California, the Caribbean island is enchanting: the green-throated lizards, the mango trees, the sea as warm as bathwater, the music. Elizabeth Winkler, WSJ, "‘The Gospel of Trees’ Review: Mission to Haiti," 23 Mar. 2018 There's a real risk that in the resulting backlash, the baby will get thrown out with the bathwater. Megan Mcardle, Anchorage Daily News, "Stop harassment, but beware the rush to judgment," 19 Dec. 2017 Reviewers are writing that the products not only smell delicious but also turn their bathwater beautiful colors. Suzannah Weiss, Teen Vogue, ""Stranger Things"-Inspired Bath Bombs Are Selling on Etsy," 18 Dec. 2017 In Jelly Bomb form, Snow Fairy packs the same sweet scent and transforms bathwater into a pretty bubblegum pink hue. Devon Abelman, Allure, "Lush's Popular Jelly Bomb Returns With New Holiday Collection," 3 Nov. 2017 And Demi never seemed to physically react to anything: the feeling of bathwater, or the Moro reflex test. Kiana Cole, charlotteobserver, "Doctors didn’t think she’d survive her first year. 25 years later, she’s thriving.," 26 Oct. 2017 Then, in 1959, miners working coal seams broke through the bed of the Susquehanna river, which flowed into the caverns below like bathwater swirling down a plughole. The Economist, "Left in the lurchGlobalisation has marginalised many regions in the rich world," 21 Oct. 2017

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of bathwater

: water used for a bath

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