Doormat meaning

dôrmăt
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A person easily mistreated, imposed on, exploited, etc.
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A coarse mat at the entrance to a house, upon which one wipes one's shoes.

Wipe your shoes on the doormat before you start plodding around in the house.

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A mat placed before a doorway for wiping the shoes.
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(slang) One who submits meekly to domination or mistreatment by others.
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A mat for people to wipe their shoes on before entering a house, room, etc.
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(figuratively) Someone who is overly submissive to others' wishes.

He's such a doormat, he lets everyone walk all over him.

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