Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

doormat

noun
     
Related topics: House
door‧mat [countable]
1DHH a piece of material inside or outside a door for you to clean your shoes on
2 informal someone who lets other people treat them badly and never complains:
Don't let him treat you like a doormat.

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary