doormat

See also: door-mat

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

door +‎ mat

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɔː(ɹ)ˌmæt/
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NounEdit

 
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doormat (plural doormats)

  1. A coarse mat at the entrance to a house, upon which one wipes one's shoes.
    Wipe your shoes on the doormat before you start plodding around in the house.
  2. (figuratively) Someone who is overly submissive to others' wishes.
    He's such a doormat, he lets everyone walk all over him.

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