bath mat
noun Date: 1871 a usually washable mat used in a bathroom

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • bath mat — bath′ mat [[t]bæθ, bɑθ[/t]] n. a mat or washable rug used to stand on when entering or leaving a bath • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • bath mat — n 1.) a piece of thick cloth that you put on the floor next to the bath 2.) a piece of rubber that you put in the bath to prevent yourself from slipping …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bath mat — bath ,mat noun count a piece of thick cloth that you stand on while you dry yourself after a bath or shower …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bath mat — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms bath mat : singular bath mat plural bath mats a piece of thick cloth that you stand on while you dry yourself after a bath or shower …   English dictionary

  • bath mat — /bath, bahth/ a mat or washable rug used to stand on when entering or leaving a bath. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • bath mat — /ˈbaθ mæt/ (say bahth mat) noun a mat placed beside a bath or shower to prevent slipping or contact with the floor. Also, bathmat …   Australian English dictionary

  • bath mat — noun a heavy towel or mat to stand on while drying yourself after a bath • Hypernyms: ↑bath linen …   Useful english dictionary

  • bath mat — noun A small mat used next to a bathtub to absorb water and thus prevent slipping …   Wiktionary

  • bath mat — noun (C) a piece of thick cloth that you put on the floor next to the bath …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bath mat — see bathmat …   English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”