whirlpool bath


noun

a bath in which the body is immersed in swirling water as therapy or for relaxation.
a device that swirls and often heats the water in such a bath.
a tub or pool containing or equipped with such a device.

Nearby words

  1. whirlabout,
  2. whirligig,
  3. whirligig beetle,
  4. whirling dervish,
  5. whirlpool,
  6. whirlwind,
  7. whirly,
  8. whirlybird,
  9. whirr,
  10. whirry

Origin of whirlpool bath

First recorded in 1915–20

Also called whirlpool.

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British Dictionary definitions for whirlpool bath

whirlpool bath

noun

a bath having a device for maintaining the water in a swirling motion
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