bath mat


Definition of bath mat 

: a usually washable mat used in a bathroom

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Your bathroom is decked out with coordinating synthetic bath mats... Sarah Bray, ELLE Decor, "You Know Your Home Is Normcore When...," 12 Mar. 2014 Luxury bedding brand Brooklinen has just debuted its first bath collection, and all the towels, wash clothes, and bath mats are crazy fluffy. Danielle Fox, ELLE Decor, "Brooklinen Just Debuted Their First Towel Collection—And They're Extra Large," 10 May 2018 In addition to a large bath sheet (slightly larger than your average bath towel), the collection also features a standard-sized bath towel, hand towel, washcloth, and bath mat. Lauren Swanson, Allure, "Brooklinen's New Super Plush Towel Dried My Waist-Length Hair in Under 10 Minutes," 10 May 2018 Among the 25 top-selling items in Wisconsin: Green Bay Packers bath mats. Chris Foran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin takes its Packers fever to the (bath) mat," 5 Jan. 2018 In a Santa Ynez, California house, designer Mary Watkins Wood used a rug instead of a bath mat. Sarah Yang, House Beautiful, "Top Pin of the Day: A Bathroom with Blue Accents," 14 Feb. 2014 Install grab bars in the shower and use bath mats to prevent slipping and sliding on a wet floor. Kimberly Everett,, "Q&A: Avoiding falls when you live alone," 8 Dec. 2017 His machines can already make simple items like pillows and bath mats on a commercial scale. The Economist, "Worries about premature industrialisation," 5 Oct. 2017 Although SoftWear can do anything from bath mats to tote bags, its bread and butter is clothing. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "This Automated Sewing Robot Can Make Shirts Basically By Itself," 31 Aug. 2017

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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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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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