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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hot-tub \ˈhät-ˌtəb \ intransitive verb

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Hough recorded video of the bear lolling in the unheated hot tub with the jets on. CBS News, "Bear takes dip in California hot tub, drinks margarita," 3 July 2018 Hough recorded video of the bear lolling in the unheated hot tub with the jets on. Alina Hartounian,, "Margarita-loving bear takes a dip in a California hot tub," 3 July 2018 Alex also got to sit in the clubhouse hot tub and went to BP with the team. Jenna West,, "Watch: 7-Year-Old Cancer Patient Spends Day With White Sox, Runs Bases Before Game," 13 June 2018 Barreto said the health officials are still awaiting results to see if the hot tub was the culprit. Jason Ruiter,, "Two Legionnaires' disease cases confirmed at 55+ community in Lake, officials say," 25 Apr. 2018 But no to the after-hours hot tub where things got a little too wild for us. Sasha Brown-worsham, Redbook, "What I Learned In My Week With My Husband At a Nudist Swingers Resort," 8 Mar. 2017 Don’t miss the outdoor barrel sauna and wood-fire hot tub. Megan Michelson, Outside Online, "These Are the Best Stargazing Spots in North America," 13 July 2018 Whirlpool spas and hot tubs are also sometimes sources of the disease. Zoe Greenberg, New York Times, "Legionnaires’ Disease Sickens 11 in Upper Manhattan," 12 July 2018 Even frequent use of saunas or hot tubs might temporarily impair sperm count. Mari A. Schaefer,, "Study: Nutrition in nuts may help boost sperm count," 10 July 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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