1 [usually passive]DH
to cover a floor with carpet:
The building has been carpeted throughout.
2 [usually passive] especially British English informal
to talk in an angry way to someone because they have done something wrong
carpet somebody for something
Top officers were carpeted for bullying younger officers.
if leaves, flowers etc carpet the ground, they cover it in a thick layer
be carpeted with something
The whole garden was carpeted with daffodils.