Definition of bathwater noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

bathwater

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈbæθˌwɔt̮ər//
 
, NAmE//ˈbæθˌwɑt̮ər//
 
[uncountable]
 
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  • water in a bathtub
  • Idioms
    throw the baby out with the bathwater(informal)
     
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    to lose something that you want at the same time as you are trying to get rid of something that you do not want
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: bathwater