a person or thing that bathes.
bathers, (used with a plural verb) Australian Informal. a bathing suit.
Wrapped in this fine tissue, she was more like an antique marble statue of a bather than a live woman.
A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 George Saintsbury
There it paused as a bather pauses ere she steps into the fountain.
The World’s Desire H. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang
Shouting, “I come,” I raised my hands above my head and dived as a bather dives, dived into the black gulf beneath.
Ayesha H. Rider Haggard
The bather, the shoulders of Orion-they all meant nothing, and were going nowhere.
The Longest Journey E. M. Forster
Her expression was that of a bather enjoying the cool fresh water that laved and gurgled round her.
The Bride of the Nile, Complete Georg Ebers
The bather stands in the centre of the apparatus, with the ribs encircling him.
The Turkish Bath Robert Owen Allsop
A bather plunged into the pool with a tremendous splash, but Paul did not waken.
Mr. Prohack E. Arnold Bennett
In the sense of luxurious ease with which it envelops the bather, it is unrivaled on earth.
My Native Land James Cox
In this connection, I believe it can be compared with the bather who goes into the water one step at a time.
A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis Melvin Powers
This was followed by the rustling of garments as the bather dressed.
A Daughter of the Dons William MacLeod Raine
a person or thing that bathes. bathers, (used with a plural verb) Australian Informal. a bathing suit. Historical Examples Simultaneously, a thick and vasty gasp came from the audience, as from five hundred bathers in a wholly unexpected surf. Penrod Booth Tarkington After the bath, the bathers were anointed with oil and took refreshments. Outlines […]
displaying or characterized by bathos: the bathetic emotionalism of soap operas. Historical Examples The man spoke earnestly, but a third person and extraneous hearer could hardly avoid being struck by the bathetic conclusion. Rhoda Fleming, Complete George Meredith To esteem a man in inverse ratio to the amount of remarkable blood he has inherited is, […]
a folding bathtub for babies, usually of rubberized cloth.
a washing or immersion of something, especially the body, in water, steam, etc., as for cleansing or medical treatment: I take a bath every day. Give the dog a bath. a quantity of water or other liquid used for this purpose: running a bath. a container for water or other cleansing liquid, as a bathtub. […]