welcome mat

wel·come mat
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel-kuh m mat]
    • /ˈwɛl kəm mæt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel-kuh m mat]
    • /ˈwɛl kəm mæt/

Definitions of welcome mat words

  • noun welcome mat a doormat, especially one with the word “welcome” printed on it. 1
  • idioms welcome mat put out the welcome mat, to extend a hearty welcome: The club put out the welcome mat for new members. 1
  • noun welcome mat doormat with a welcome message 1
  • noun welcome mat a doormat 0
  • noun welcome mat A doormat with a welcoming message on it. 0
  • noun welcome mat (by analogy) Any sign or indication of welcome. 0

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welcome mat popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 59% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

welcome mat usage trend in Literature

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