Meaning of “carpet” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈkɑːpɪt/

A2 [ C, U ] thick material for covering floors, often made of wool:

a new living room carpet
UK fitted carpets (= carpets that cover floors from wall to wall)
a carpet of sth

a thick layer of something that covers the ground:

a carpet of snow
carpet verb [ T ]

to put carpet on the floor of a room:

The stairs were carpeted.
→ See also the red carpet

(Definition of “carpet” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)