Adjective "saunas" definition and examples

(Saunas may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈsɔːnə/

Definitions and examples

noun

A small room used as a hot-air or steam bath for cleaning and refreshing the body.
  1. 'Do not expose your tattoo to direct sunlight, tanning beds, saltwater, pools, saunas and hot tubs for 2 weeks.'
  2. 'The hotel has a leisure centre with a swimming pool, sauna, steam room, gym and 1,500 acres of country estate.'
  3. 'Guests can make use of the hotel's outdoor hot tub, sauna, steam room and relaxation suite.'
  4. 'It has 3 heated pools, a sauna, hot tubs, 2 playgrounds, volleyball courts, tennis courts, a hair salon, and a 24 hour fitness center.'
  5. 'I like to try something new or make a ‘spa’ day out of it and spend a lot of time in the sauna, pool, hot tub, steam room.'
  6. 'Many Irish hotels now have a swimming pool, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi and promote themselves as a spa.'
  7. 'Members will also have access to amenities such as a whirlpool, a steam room and a sauna.'
  8. 'The basement of the central block houses a private gym, Turkish bath, sauna, jacuzzi and massage room, all of which will overlook an outdoor pool.'
  9. 'After a morning on the slopes, relax in the chalet's exquisite solarium where you can enjoy the beauty and activity of the great outdoors from the lap pool, whirlpool, sauna, or fitness room.'
  10. 'There is a sauna, steam bath, and an aromatherapy massage room.'
  11. 'After swimming, guests can take a sauna or gentle steam bath, tone up in the gym or have a jog on the beaches.'
  12. 'However, if this seems a bit too much like hard work, why not try a steam bath or sauna?'
  13. 'by 10 a.m., the city is a sauna'

More definitions

1. a bath that uses dry heat to induce perspiration, and in which steam is produced by pouring water on heated stones.

2. a bathhouse or room, usually of wood, equipped for such a bath. verb (used without object), saunaed, saunaing.

3. to take a sauna: to sauna after exercising.

More examples(as adjective)

"foreigners can be saunas."

"agencies can be saunas."

Origin

(sauna)Late 19th century: from Finnish.