bath mat


Definition of bath mat

: a usually washable mat used in a bathroom

Examples of bath mat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Luckily, the Gorilla Grip Original bath mat is more than your run-of-the-mill shower accessory—just ask its more than 33,600 reviewers. Arielle Tschinkel, USA TODAY, "The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Friday," 4 Dec. 2020 Hook: #8-10 heavy nymph hook Thread: 6/0 (140 denier), tier’s choice of color Body: Microfiber finger from duster, bath mat, etc. Morgan Lyle, Field & Stream, "9 Simple Flies for Catching Early-Season Trout," 30 Mar. 2020 The rhythm section starts playing a figure that sounds like dance music with some bits removed, spinning off its center like a dryer full of wet bath mats. Sasha Frere-jones, The New Yorker, "Gang of Four’s Glorious and Dangerous Noise," 16 Feb. 2020 These premium products, some costing thousands of dollars, included a toilet embedded with an Alexa smart speaker and a bath mat with sensors that... John Mccormick, WSJ, "Are Consumers Ready for a Toilet Equipped With Alexa?," 16 Jan. 2020 In January, Amazon took down items like bath mats and doormats that featured verses from the Koran after receiving complaints from the Council on American-Islamic Relations. Wired, "How Auschwitz Christmas Ornaments Ended Up for Sale on Amazon," 2 Dec. 2019 Earlier this year, Amazon pulled doormats bath mats that features phrases from the Quran. CBS News, "Amazon pulls "racist" skin-lightening products," 22 Nov. 2019 Squeeze out the rubber ducks, and hang bath mats to dry. Jenny Marder, The Seattle Times, "There’s mold in your kids’ bath toys (and that’s probably OK)," 12 Feb. 2019 The Rack is also offering up to 70% off home decor and accessories, including everything from essentials like hangars and bath mats to adorable bedding sets and storage solutions. Samantha Gordon, USA TODAY, "The best Fourth of July deals you can still get," 5 July 2019

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First Known Use of bath mat

1867, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bath mat was in 1867

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13 Dec 2020

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“Bath mat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of bath mat

: a small rug outside a bathtub for people to stand on while they are drying themselves after a bath or shower
: a rubber mat in a bathtub for people to stand on without slipping during a bath or shower

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