Definition of tub
tubfulplay \-ˌfu̇l\ noun
tublikeplay \-ˌlīk\ adjective
Examples of tub in a Sentence
We let the pans soak overnight in a tub of soapy water.
The bathroom has a shower and tub.
She ate the whole tub of ice cream.
Recent Examples of tub from the Web
Prabowo Subianto, a tub-thumping nationalist who lost the presidential election in 2014, backed Mr Baswedan.
If Rand Paul and Susan Collins suddenly reverse themselves and begin thumping the tubs for BCRA, there’s still a chance, but that would require not only giant flip-flops but a complete blurring of all the GOP’s ideological lines.
In the meantime, warm soaks in the tub or sitz baths can reduce swelling and itching.
The new master bath’s hammered copper tub is set near wood shower pillars fitted with jets and Japanese motifs.
In Downtown Brooklyn, a third-floor studio with a galley kitchen, a bath with a soaking tub and a washer/dryer.
The two had an amazing day exploring Copenhagen (including an outdoor hot tub sesh) before enjoying a meal together that night.
Brad likes to watch sunsets from the tub, Connie says.
A person in his camp provided the gossip outlet with a sexually graphic description of Jackson’s recollection of the incident, which involves oral sex in a hot tub.
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Origin and Etymology of tub
Middle English tubbe, from Middle Dutch; akin to Middle Low German tubbe tub
First Known Use: 12th centurySee Words from the same year
First Known Use of tub
TUB Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tub for English Language Learners
: a wide container used to hold something
: the amount that a tub will hold
TUB Defined for Kids
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