Definitions for placemat

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  1. placemat(Noun)

    a place mat

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  1. Placemat

    A placemat or table mat is a protective table pad usually made of paper, plastic or cloth for restaurants and households. Asian-style placemats may feature thin slats of bamboo or colourful beads. The term is derived from the mat being put at a person's "place" at a table.

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  1. placemat

    A type of mat created, designed and used to go under any type of dish.

    In our house we have a placemat for use at the table and one for under the dogs dish in the utility room.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    All these mothers and fathers bring me the placemats with all the presidents, and they bring their daughters, and they say, 'My daughter has a question for you.' And the daughter says, 'How come there are no girls on this placemat?' i think that's a pretty big unconventional choice.

  2. Jasmine Waddell:

    This is a way to say, ‘ You ’ve been exposed to a lot of different ideas, and particularly in this moment when there ’s a lot of discussion about various topics, you ’re going to go home and you may or may not be able to speak the same language, ’ it ’s not that you have to believe in what ’s on the placemat, but it gives you some tools to be able to have productive conversations.


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