doormat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From door + mat

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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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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