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[bey-th er] /ˈbeɪ ðər/
a person or thing that bathes.
bathers, (used with a plural verb) Australian Informal. a bathing suit.
Origin of bather
1630-40; bathe + -er1; cf. -s3 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Attendants clean the rooms after every bather, and the wait is never more than a few minutes.
  • Her skin would have been more pleasing had she not been such an inveterate sun-bather.
  • If you anticipate a high bather load, simply monitor and adjust as needed.
  • The bather could then manipulate the cold and hot water by pulling a rope.
  • If the motor should fall into the tub, the bather could be electrocuted.
  • In a small pool with a moderate bather load, cyanuric acid can significantly reduce the cost for chemical disinfection.
  • During this the bather is also drinking hot water from their coffeepot.

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