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doormat

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈdɔːmæt/
MATERIAL a piece of thick material on the floor by a door used to clean your shoes before entering a buildingCarpets, rugs and other floor coverings
PERSON informal someone who allows other people to treat them very badlyTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressive
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