Tapis definition

tăpē, tăpĭs, tă-pē
Tapestry or comparable material used for draperies, carpeting, and furniture covering.
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Tapestry used as a curtain, tablecloth, carpet, etc.
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Tapestry; formerly, the cover of a council table.
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The definition of a tapis is a tapestry or other piece of cloth used in home decoration.

An example of tapis is a velvet drape to cover a window.

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on the tapis
  • Under consideration.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tapis
Plural:
tapises

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

on the tapis

Origin of tapis

  • Middle English from Old French tapestry

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition