Definition of “tub” - English Dictionary

“tub” in English

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tubnoun [ C ]

uk /tʌb/ us /tʌb/

tub noun [ C ] (BATH)

US a long plastic, metal, or ceramic container that is filled with water so that you can sit or lie in it to wash your whole body:

It's good to sink into a nice, hot tub at the end of a hard day's work.
fill the tub US UK run a bath

to fill a bath with water for washing:

I'll fill the tub for you while you take off those wet clothes.

(Definition of “tub” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“tub” in American English

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tubnoun [ C ]

us /tʌb/

tub noun [ C ] (BATH)

short form ofbathtub

tub noun [ C ] (CONTAINER)

a container, esp. one used for storing food:

a tub of potato salad
Plant lilies in three-gallon plastic tub.

(Definition of “tub” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)