Turkish bath


Turkish bath
Synonyms and related words:
Finnish bath, Japanese bath, Russian bath, Swedish bath, bath, bathe, cold shower, douche, hip bath, hummum, needle bath, plunge bath, sauna, sauna bath, shower, shower bath, sitz bath, sponge, sponge bath, sweat bath, tub, whirlpool bath

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  • Turkish bath — Turkish baths 1) N COUNT A Turkish bath is a type of bath in which you sit in a very hot steamy room, then wash, have a massage, and finally swim or shower in very cold water. 2) N COUNT A Turkish bath a place where you can have a Turkish bath …   English dictionary

  • Turkish bath — Bath Bath (b[.a]th; 61), n.; pl. {Baths} (b[.a][th]z). [AS. b[ae][eth]; akin to OS. & Icel. ba[eth], Sw., Dan., D., & G. bad, and perh. to G. b[ a]hen to foment.] 1. The act of exposing the body, or part of the body, for purposes of cleanliness,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turkish bath — noun count 1. ) a type of bath in which you sit in a very hot room, then wash yourself and have a MASSAGE 2. ) a place where you can have a Turkish bath …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Turkish bath — n a type of bath in which you sit in a very hot steamy room, have a ↑massage, then take a cold ↑shower or bath …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Turkish bath — n. 1. a kind of bath in which the bather, after a period of heavy perspiration in a room of hot air or steam, is washed, massaged, and cooled 2. a place where such a bath is given …   English World dictionary

  • Turkish bath — ► NOUN 1) a cleansing treatment that involves sitting in a room filled with very hot air or steam, followed by washing and massage. 2) a building or room where such a treatment is available …   English terms dictionary

  • Turkish bath — The Turkish bath ( tr. hamam; from ar. حمّام, ArabDIN|ḥammām ) is the Middle Eastern variant of a steam bath, which can be categorized as a wet relative of the sauna. They have played an important role in cultures of the Middle East, serving as… …   Wikipedia

  • Turkish bath — a bath in which the bather, after copious perspiration in a steam room, showers and has a rubdown. [1635 45] * * * Bath originating in the Middle East, combining exposure to warm air, steam immersion, massage, and a cold bath or shower. The… …   Universalium

  • Turkish bath — noun 1. a steam room where facilities are available for a bath followed by a shower and massage • Hypernyms: ↑steam bath, ↑steam room, ↑vapor bath, ↑vapour bath 2. you sweat in a steam room before getting a rubdown and cold shower • Syn: ↑steam… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turkish bath — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms Turkish bath : singular Turkish bath plural Turkish baths a type of bath in which you sit in a very hot room, then wash yourself and have a massage …   English dictionary

  • Turkish bath — noun (C) a health treatment that involves sitting in a very hot steamy room: I walked into the club and it was like a Turkish bath! …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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