uncarpeted

adjective

un·​car·​pet·​ed ˌən-ˈkär-pə-təd How to pronounce uncarpeted (audio)
: not furnished with or covered by a carpet : not carpeted
a bare, uncarpeted room
uncarpeted concrete floors

Examples of uncarpeted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The floor is uncarpeted. New York Times, 31 Dec. 2021 And carpets had more bacteria than bare flooring: While a carpeted entryway had around 22,000 enterococci per square meter, uncarpeted floor in the same area had only 100 per square meter, according to Gothamist. Will Sullivan, Smithsonian Magazine, 22 Feb. 2023 Stomp, stomp up the stairs go the students; slap, slap go their mats onto the uncarpeted floor. Meredith Maran, Washington Post, 5 Jan. 2023 Her new black patent leather shoes clacked against each uncarpeted step. Forsyth Harmon, refinery29.com, 3 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncarpeted was circa 1775

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Cite this Entry

“Uncarpeted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncarpeted. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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