Meaning of bathwater

bath•wa•ter

Pronunciation: (bath'wô"tur, -wot"ur, bäth'-), [key]
— n.
  1. water for bathing: He ran the bathwater while he shaved.
  2. to eliminate or reject the good along with the bad.
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