- bathing beauty,
- bathing cap
Origin of bathetic
Examples from the Web for bathetic
To esteem a man in inverse ratio to the amount of remarkable blood he has inherited is, to say the least, bathetic.The Soul of the Far East|Percival Lowell
The man spoke earnestly, but a third person and extraneous hearer could hardly avoid being struck by the bathetic conclusion.Rhoda Fleming, Complete|George Meredith
1834, from bathos on the model of pathetic, which, however, does not come directly from pathos (see pathetic), so the formation is either erroneous or humorous. Bathotic (1863, perhaps on model of chaotic) is not much better.