bathtub

[ bath-tuhb, bahth- ]
/ ˈbæθˌtʌb, ˈbɑθ- /
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noun

a tub to bathe in, especially one that is a permanent fixture in a bathroom.

Origin of bathtub

First recorded in 1825–35; bath1 + tub
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British Dictionary definitions for bathtub

bathtub

/ (ˈbɑːθˌtʌb) /

noun

a bath, esp one not permanently fixed
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Word Origin and History for bathtub

bathtub


n.

1837, from bath + tub. Prohibition-era bathtub gin is recorded by 1928.

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