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1 carpet /ˈkɑɚpət/ noun
plural carpets
1 carpet
/ˈkɑɚpət/
noun
plural carpets
Learner's definition of CARPET
: a heavy fabric cover for a floor
[count]
[noncount]
compare rug; see also magic carpet
[count] : a thick covering : a thick layer of something

call (someone) on the carpet

US, informal
: to criticize someone for doing something wrong

sweep (something) under the carpet

see 1sweep
2 carpet /ˈkɑɚpət/ verb
carpets; carpeted; carpeting
2 carpet
/ˈkɑɚpət/
verb
carpets; carpeted; carpeting
Learner's definition of CARPET
[+ object]
: to put a carpet on the floor of a room
: to cover (something) with a thick layer
British, informal : to criticize (someone) for doing something wrong often used as (be) carpeted
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