Try Our Apps


Fall Head Over Heels...

bath towel

[bath, bahth] /bæθ, bɑθ/
a large towel used to dry the body after bathing or showering, usually made of heavy, absorbent material.
Origin of bath towel
1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for bath-towel
Historical Examples
  • One cannot effectively scold a moist nineteen-year old boy clad only in a bath-towel and a cloud of steam.

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

    Weatherby's Inning Ralph Henry Barbour
  • A bath-towel was by some weird chance in the boat, and, tying this on the stick, the captain waved it.

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

    Loyal to the School Angela Brazil
  • 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
  • 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
  • He played with his books, wiped his spectacles, and dusted the snuff from his nose with a handkerchief as big as a bath-towel.

    Furze the Cruel John Trevena
  • Her brother, surprised and gratified, handed her the bath-towel in the depths of which reposed the batrachian.

    The Danger Mark Robert W. Chambers
  • Judge Blenso laughed agreeably, and lowered the bath-towel with which he was rubbing his fine white head.

    Angela's Business Henry Sydnor Harrison

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for bath towel

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for bath

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for bath-towel