bath salts

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

bath salts

 (băth, bäth)
1. A crystalline, often scented substance that is added to bathwater to improve lathering and soften the skin.
2. Any of several drugs composed of synthetic cathinones, used as stimulants and usually packaged as cosmetics or household products.

bath salts

pl n
soluble scented salts for use in a bath

bath′ salts`

(bæθ, bɑθ)
a preparation of flakes or crystals used to soften or give a pleasant scent to a bath.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bath salts - a preparation that softens or scents a bathbath salts - a preparation that softens or scents a bath
toilet articles, toiletry - artifacts used in making your toilet (washing and taking care of your body)
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
أمْلاح الإسْتِحْمام
koupelová sůl
kúpeľová soľ
parfümlü banyo tuzu


(soːlt) noun
1. (also common salt) sodium chloride, a white substance frequently used for seasoning. The soup needs more salt.
2. any other substance formed, like common salt, from a metal and an acid.
3. a sailor, especially an experienced one. an old salt.
containing, tasting of, preserved in salt. salt water; salt pork.
to put salt on or in. Have you salted the potatoes?
ˈsalted adjective
(negative unsalted) containing or preserved with salt. salted butter; salted beef.
ˈsaltness noun
ˈsalty adjective
containing or tasting of salt. Tears are salty water.
ˈsaltiness noun
bath salts
a usually perfumed mixture of certain salts added to bath water.
the salt of the earth
a very good or worthy person. People like her are the salt of the earth.
take (something) with a grain/pinch of salt
to receive (a statement, news etc) with a slight feeling of disbelief. I took his story with a pinch of salt.
References in periodicals archive ?
Twenty-seven homeless men suffered an overdose Wednesday after taking bath salts, police said.
Boost the healing powers of hot water with bath salts that contain arnica, a natural muscle and joint reliever.
I usually give my homemade bath salts out at holidays and special occasions, plus I make them for some folks year round.
We recommend sinking into a bath of Indulge Bath Salts, PS18, and thinking about Captain Poldark.
For Mother's Day, encourage Mom or a special lady in your life to relax in a warm bath with a milk bath bomb or bath salts after a busy day.
com) PRICIER than other bath salts, but this little pot of bathing heaven would make an ideal gift for a loved one in need of some TLC (or for yourself
LAS VEGAS -- People who use spice, bath salts, and other so-called designer drugs may present with symptoms that resemble numerous psychiatric conditions, including schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, and depression, according to Dr.
Adding bath salts can enhance the experience greatly.
Three of the best bath salts to boost your wellbeing | Dead Sea Aromatherapy Bath Salts with Frankincense, PS6.
Summary: Concerns over sale of mind altering drugs sold as bath salts
Sure enough, a search revealed his stash of bath salts and some illegal Chinese throwing stars.