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Amphetamines that have been made by an amateur at home or in makeshift conditions. The name alludes to "bathtub gin," referring to the use of bathtubs in creating illegal alcohol (most often gin, hence the name) during the prohibition years in the US. Stay away from that bathtub crank, man, it's sure to mess you up!
Any alcoholic drink that is made by an amateur at home or in makeshift conditions. Refers to the use of bathtubs in creating illegal alcohol (most often gin, hence the name) during the prohibition years in the US. This stuff is strong, but it tastes like bathtub gin!
A phrase applied to someone that one strongly dislikes. That guy's total bathtub scum—don't hang out with him.
slang A very long, leisurely shower. You need to stop wasting hot water in there. You're supposed to be getting clean, not taking a vertical bath!
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n. homemade amphetamine. (From bathtub gin.) Somehow she got hold of some bathtub crank and had a really bad trip.
n. a totally despised person. (see also pond scum, shower scum. Also a term of address.) Look out, bathtub scum, outa my way!
n. a men’s urinal. When I walked into the room with vertical bathtubs, I knew I was in the wrong place.
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