doormat Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"doormat" in British English

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doormatnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɔː.mæt/  us   /ˈdɔːr-/

doormat noun [C] (MAT)

a ​piece of ​thickmaterial that is put on the ​floor by a ​door, used to ​cleanyourshoes on when you go into a ​building

doormat noun [C] (PERSON)

informal disapproving a ​person who ​accepts being ​treatedbadly and does not ​complain: He may be ​selfish and ​insensitive, but she is a doormat.
(Definition of doormat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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doormatnoun [C]

 us   /ˈdɔrˌmæt, ˈdoʊr-/
a ​piece of usually ​roughmaterialoutside a ​door to a ​house or ​apartment where ​people can ​cleantheirshoes before ​entering
(Definition of doormat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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