Definition of washtub in English:


Syllabification: wash·tub
Pronunciation: /ˈwäSHˌtəb, ˈwôSH-


  • A large metal tub used for washing clothes and linen.
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    • After all, the band hall was a portable, the chairs were overturned metal washtubs, there was no air conditioning, and now three of the four buses had died.
    • Instead of chairs, there were large metal washtubs that all the present band members had turned over to sit on.
    • Frankly, I think they'll be better off with a clothesline and a washtub…

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