[ US /ˈdɔɹˌmæt/ ]
[ UK /dˈɔːmæt/ ]
  1. a mat placed outside an exterior door for wiping the shoes before entering
  2. a person who is physically weak and ineffectual
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How To Use doormat In A Sentence

  • But judging by her speech, her own feelings appear to be very personally etched all over her address which included a strong message for women to be anything but doormats.
  • Perhaps they weighed in their mind that putting the package underneath my doormat and decided somehow that this wouldn’t work, perhaps it would get wet in this way, even though the doormat is well covered, and the package would be further protected by being under said doormat. UPS = Fail at Book Delivery « The BookBanter Blog
  • ‘Thanks,’ I smile up at Grace and walk into the room, remembering to politely wipe my feet on a doormat.
  • It may have had a bit of Erma Bombeck-esque "fighting in the trenches with you" humor about it back in the day when it originally ran, but now it just reads like the self-inflicted suffering of a doormat and martyr stuck in a past that the rest of us have moved on from. Doonesbury disappointment
  • If your parents are nice people who do not assert themselves, no doubt you will grow up to be one of life's doormats.
  • She found herself being derided as a doormat for her sexually incontinent husband.
  • The teams whose odds plummeted the most are typically league doormats because oddsmakers are hesitant to make any team a huge underdog before Week 1. What a Difference Three Weeks Can Make
  • A helicopter landing pad covered the roof, an underground port held space for watercraft, and a vacuuming doormat whisked dirt from visitors' shoes.
  • Gold crowns and dentures could then be traded for ready money when one of those whopping utility bills lands on your doormat. Times, Sunday Times
  • And my "Come Back with a Warrant" doormat is a hit with everyone who has seen it. Moving the Bubbies
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