hot tub


Definition of hot tub

: a large tub of hot water in which bathers soak and usually socialize especially : such a tub with a whirlpool device

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Other Words from hot tub

hot-tub \ ˈhät-​ˌtəb \ intransitive verb

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Hotel swimming pools and hot tubs can be a major source of these outbreaks, the Centers for Disease control and Prevention said. NBC News, "Hard-to-kill germs may be lurking in your hotel pool, CDC says," 17 May 2018 There are heated year-round swimming pools and hot tubs overlooking the river and mountains, and a state-of-the-art fitness room. Diane Bairand Pamela Wright,, "RiverWalk Resort can be your castle away from home," 12 Apr. 2018 For swimming, the resort has two indoor pools, a heated outdoor pool and several hot tubs. Jessica Colley Clarke, New York Times, "Four Affordable, Springtime New England Getaways," 10 Apr. 2018 While the spa would fill the entire current building, Ju said her client also wants to build a new balcony that would contain outdoor hot tubs and a walking trail. Rick Kambic,, "Spa, day care and restaurant proposed for Vernon Hills AMC theater site," 18 June 2018 Try the smaller hot tub and the cold plunge pool, or visit the Bath of a Thousand Jets, which accommodates at least a dozen people. New York Times, "36 Hours in Seville," 14 June 2018 The in-ground pool boasts its own sun deck, hot tub and waterfall. Shannon Rooney,, "Outdoor showers aren't just for the Shore," 12 June 2018 Each of the domes sits on a wooden terrace equipped with a hot tub and a shed full of wood pre-chopped (obviously) for the indoor fireplace. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "You can rent these modern geodesic domes nestled in a forest," 15 Nov. 2018 The hotel, which opened in 2007, offers a hot breakfast buffet, included with your room rate, plus access to an indoor pool with a large hot tub and an outdoor pool with a waterslide. Megan Friedman, Country Living, "This Hotel Celebrates Christmas All Year Round Because Holiday Miracles Are Real," 19 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of hot tub

1973, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hot tub was in 1973

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English Language Learners Definition of hot tub

: a large tub of hot water in which people sit to relax or spend time together

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