Definition of bathhouse in English:

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bathhouse

Pronunciation: /ˈbaTHˌhous/

noun

1A building with baths for communal use.
Example sentences
  • As a result, communal bathhouses, pools and spas are a house specialty.
  • She and the ladies were all taking a proper bath in the indoor bathhouse.
  • There's the gym, the bathhouse, the police precinct, the batting cages.
2A building where swimmers change clothes.
Example sentences
  • Not long after Thoreau's death, the structures on the shores of Walden Pond included bathhouse and baseball diamond, dining and dance halls, boating facilities and concession stands.
  • The pool and bathhouse, an intelligent plan that allows pedestrian access across the pool, is in unfortunate disrepair, with a damaged wood trellis and concrete steps, among other areas.
  • Everyone takes pride in Edna's new skill as she returns to the bathhouse to change into dry clothes.

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Syllabification: bath·house

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