bathing

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English bathyng; equivalent to bathe +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbeɪˌðɪŋ(ɡ)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪðɪŋ

Adjective[edit]

bathing (not comparable)

  1. Designed for use whilst bathing.
    The Victorians changed in a bathing machine before paddling in the sea.

Noun[edit]

bathing (plural bathings)

  1. The act of taking a bath.
Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

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bathing

  1. present participle of bathe
    Bathing in the sea is considered healthy.

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From bath

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bathing

  1. present participle of bath