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 Gift card recipients can choose from plush or waffle robes, a Staycation candle, or a luxurious and quick-drying bath mat, among tons of other home goods. Meredith Carey, Condé Nast Traveler, 13 Dec. 2021 Along with being comfortable, the bath mat is practical, too. Isabel Garcia, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Dec. 2021 There's even a cotton bath mat on sale for $16 that'll perfectly match the towels and curtains, too. Lily Gray,, 2 Dec. 2021 Try it on kitchen floors, set a cork bath mat outside your shower, or cover your desktop in cork for a germ-free workspace. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 Oct. 2021 While Laura provides legal services to her clients, Jane spends her work days dragging the bath mat downstairs and taking all of her toys upstairs to coworker Laura Hauser’s bedroom. cleveland, 16 June 2021 This bundle includes four bath towels, four hand towels, four washcloths and a bath mat. Lex Goodman, Forbes, 28 May 2021 These are suitable for every season and for any home, as they can be used as a warm blanket, a bath mat, a mat pad, a picnic blanket and so on. Chris Hachey, BGR, 26 May 2021 The bundle comes with two bath towels, two hand towels and a bath mat. Kara Cuzzone, Forbes, 27 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of bath mat

1867, in the meaning defined above

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“Bath mat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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