- 1a piece of thick material like a small carpet, that is used for covering or decorating part of a floor (= that covers part of the floor of a room) an oriental rug a sheepskin rug
- 2 (informal) = toupee Idioms
to take help or support away from someone suddenly
pull the rug (out) from under somebody's feet (informal)jump to other results
to try to stop people from finding out about something wrong, illegal, embarrassing, etc. that has happened or that you have done An earlier report, implicating several top officials, was conveniently swept under the rug.
sweep something under the rugjump to other results