a large tub, usually designed to accommodate several people, that is filled with hot aerated water and often equipped with a thermostat and whirlpool: used for relaxation or physical therapy and often placed out-of-doors, as on a deck or porch.
- hot-tub·ber, noun
- hot-tub·bing, noun
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How to use hot tub in a sentence
How they bilked starlets and wealthy debutantes into taking them to dinner, or at least to the hot tub.A New Documentary Shows Warren Miller’s Darker Side | Heather Hansman | March 3, 2021 | Outside Online
Amenities include chef-prepared meals, a hot tub with a stellar view, and a helicopter landing pad out the front door.
We rounded up some of our favorites, ranging from a tiny house with a killer hot tub to a solar-powered retreat on an apple orchard.
The newly renovated lodge has gorgeous rooms, comfortable lounging areas, gourmet food, hot tubs, a recreation room and even a climbing wall — but it’s the skiing that makes me drool.
Around the corner, the hot tub was bubbling, the first I’d seen since March, and was packed with members of two families.“Those of Us Who Don’t Die Are Going to Quit”: A Crush of Patients, Dwindling Supplies and the Nurse Who Lost Hope | by J. David McSwane | December 30, 2020 | ProPublica
Foul-mouthed chauvinist who flirted with chicks in a hot tub or celebrity-friendly sociopolitical satirist?Canada’s Subversive Sock Puppet: Ed the Sock Isn’t Afraid to Say Anything | Soraya Roberts | November 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But SNL built this insane club set that was basically like a giant hot tub, or something.How Aidy Bryant Stealthily Became Your Favorite ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star | Kevin Fallon | October 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She then proceeds to settle into her hot tub with a glass of red wine for some one on one girl time.Elevator Music Beyoncé Doesn’t Want to Hear: Jay Z’s ‘Mistress’ Drops ‘Sorry Mrs. Carter’ | Amy Zimmerman | August 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
So they had to make me this waterproof renaissance gown and I would have to descend into the hot tub for rehearsal.Michaela Watkins: Fired From ‘SNL’ To Hollywood’s Funniest Scene-Stealer | Kevin Fallon | March 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was in a hot tub and I was tied up—naturally—and I was being dunked underwater.Sasha Grey on Her Novel ‘The Juliette Society,’ James Deen, and More | Marlow Stern | August 27, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Marie Louise steeped herself in a hot tub, then in a long sweet sleep in a real bed.The Cup of Fury | Rupert Hughes
Leaky hot tub, incredible property taxes, and the crazy roller-coaster ride—up 20 percent this month, down forty next.Makers | Cory Doctorow
A hot tub or foot bath, and a hot drink at bed time may help to produce sleep.American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick | Jane A. Delano
It was usual to wash one's feet in a hot tub after traveling and to dry them with a rough wool cloth.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed. | S. A. Reilly