Definition of carpet
- got called on the carpet by his boss
We bought a new carpet for the bedroom.
Which brand of carpet did you choose?
The ground was covered by a carpet of leaves.
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: a heavy fabric cover for a floor
: a thick covering : a thick layer of something
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