- a large towel used to dry the body after bathing or showering, usually made of heavy, absorbent material.
Origin of bath towel
First recorded in 1860–65
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for bath towel
He tucked a corner of the bath-towel under his chin and began his repast.
Three children and a bath-towel tugged one way, and Bobby Craven's expectant face the other.Loyal to the School
A bath-towel was by some weird chance in the boat, and, tying this on the stick, the captain waved it.The Open Boat and Other Stories
He was in his shirt-sleeves and a bath-towel was fastened around his neck, descending in wispy folds to his knees.
Your servant then comes up, wraps you in a bath-towel, and you go off to the dressing-room.At the Court of the Amr
John Alfred Gray