1. doormat

noun. ['ˈdɔrˌmæt'] a person who is physically weak and ineffectual.


  • someone
  • soul
  • softy
  • wimp
  • namby-pamby
  • wuss
  • individual
  • person
  • crybaby
  • weakling
  • chicken
  • somebody
  • softie


  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker

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Rhymes with Doormat

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Sentences with doormat

1. Noun, singular or mass
Someone who has a healthy self-respect would never allow themselves to be treated like a doormat.

Quotes about doormat

1. 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.
- Rebecca West

2. They heard the click of the mail slot and flop of letters on the doormat. "Get the mail, Dudley,"said Uncle Vernon from behind his paper. "Make Harry get it.""Get the mail, Harry.""Make Dudley get it.""Poke him with your Smelting stick, Dudley.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

3. If you want to be a doormat you have to lay yourself down first.
- Oscar Wilde

2. doormat

noun. ['ˈdɔrˌmæt'] a mat placed outside an exterior door for wiping the shoes before entering.


  • mat


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