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Definitions for doormat
ˈdɔrˌmæt, ˈdoʊr-door·mat

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. weakling, doormat, wussnoun

    a person who is physically weak and ineffectual

  2. doormat, welcome matnoun

    a mat placed outside an exterior door for wiping the shoes before entering

Wiktionary

  1. doormatnoun

    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.

    Etymology: From door + mat

  2. doormatnoun

    Someone who is overly submissive to others' wishes.

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

    Etymology: From door + mat

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of doormat in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of doormat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of doormat in a Sentence

  1. Rebecca West:

    People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.

  2. Rebecca West:

    I...have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is. I only know that people call me a feminist when I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat, or a prostitute.

  3. Rebecca West:

    I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is; I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.

  4. Manisha Koirala:

    I refuse to be a doormat to any man. I will never allow anyone to push me around. I am my own mistress.

  5. Rebecca West:

    People call me feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
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