Definition and Meanings for carpet

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Carpet is ranked 18,031 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of carpet

noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

Etymology of carpet

of. carpite rug, soft of cloth, f. carpette coarse packing cloth, rug (cf. it. carpita rug, blanket), ll. carpeta, carpita, woolly cloths, fr. l. carpere to pluck, to card (wool); cf. gr. karpo`s fruit, e. harvest

Meaning of carpet


as noun

  • a heavy woven or felted fabric, usually of wool, but also of cotton, hemp, straw, etc.; esp. a floor covering made in breadths to be sewed together and nailed to the floor, as distinguished from a rug or mat; originally, also, a wrought cover for tables.
  • a smooth soft covering resembling or suggesting a carpet.

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to cover with, or as with, a carpet; to spread with carpets; to furnish with a carpet or carpets.
  • No antonyms for carpet

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