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sponge bath

n.
The act of washing or bathing with a sponge or washcloth without being immersed in water.
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sponge bath

n
a washing of the body with a wet sponge or cloth, but without immersion in water
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sponge bath

- An all-over washing of the body with a sponge or washcloth instead of taking a bath or shower.
See also related terms for sponge.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sponge bath - you wash your body with a sponge or washcloth instead of in a bathtubsponge bath - you wash your body with a sponge or washcloth instead of in a bathtub
washup, bathing - the act of washing yourself (or another person)
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