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 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 Home-goods brand Hill House Home just launched Hill House Home Bath, a bathroom collection of bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths, and bath mats created by founder Nell Diamond using Instagram polling. Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "How Hill House Home Used Instagram Polls To Launch Their New Bath Line," 1 Nov. 2018 Throw down your new bath mats, unpack your toiletries, and sip a glass of Champagne. Brooke Foster, ELLE Decor, "The Everything-You-Need-To-Know Bathroom Renovation Checklist," 30 June 2014 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

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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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4 Dec 2019

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“Bath mat.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 5 December 2019.

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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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