bath salts

[ bath, bahth ]

plural noun
  1. a preparation used to soften or give a pleasant scent to a bath, as colored, sweet-smelling flakes, crystals, etc.

Origin of bath salts

First recorded in 1905–10

Words Nearby bath salts Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use bath salts in a sentence

  • It's a jar of bath salts—verbena—all of which I am going to use.

    Up and Down | Edward Frederic Benson
  • He caught the faint odor of bath salts rising from under the rounded neckline of her blouse.

    Twelve Times Zero | Howard Carleton Browne
  • It was luxurious to splash in warm water and bath-salts after the enforced griminess of weeks.

    The Heads of Apex | Francis Flagg
  • Henry expressed a desire to have a bath, and retired with an enormous sponge and a box of bath-salts.

British Dictionary definitions for bath salts

bath salts

pl n
  1. soluble scented salts for use in a bath

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