bath mat

noun
Updated on: 22 May 2018

Definition of bath mat

: a usually washable mat used in a bathroom

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First Known Use of bath mat

1867

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BATH MAT Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of bath mat for English Language Learners

  • : 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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