- 1[uncountable] a thick woven material made of wool, etc. for covering floors or stairs a roll of carpet
- 2 [countable] a piece of carpet used as a floor covering, especially when shaped to fit a room to lay a carpet a bedroom carpet We have wall-to-wall carpets in our house. see also carpeting, red carpet, rug
- 3[countable] carpet (of something) (literary) a thick layer of something on the ground a carpet of snow Idioms
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called to see someone in authority because you have done something wrong I got called on the carpet for being late.
(be/get called) on the carpet (informal)jump to other results