early bath

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the belief that players bathe together after a match, so if a player gets sent off, he or she can get into the bath before the other players.

Noun[edit]

early bath (plural early baths)

  1. (idiomatic, euphemistic) Being shown a red card in soccer.
    That was a horrible tackle, he can expect an early bath for that.