bath towel

[bath, bahth]


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for bath towel

Historical Examples of bath towel

  • He tucked a corner of the bath-towel under his chin and began his repast.

    Weatherby's Inning

    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • Three children and a bath-towel tugged one way, and Bobby Craven's expectant face the other.

    Loyal to the School

    Angela Brazil

  • A bath-towel was by some weird chance in the boat, and, tying this on the stick, the captain waved it.

  • He was in his shirt-sleeves and a bath-towel was fastened around his neck, descending in wispy folds to his knees.

    Weatherby's Inning

    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • 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