Definition of sponge bath noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


sponge bath

BrE BrE//ˈspʌndʒ bɑːθ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspʌndʒ bæθ//
(North American English)
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an act of washing the whole of somebody’s body when they cannot get out of bed because they are sick, injured or old
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sponge bath