how to pronounce doormat


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doormat is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of doormat in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… of more I'm more of a doormat and maybe …”

meanings of doormat


  1. A coarse mat at the entrance to a house, upon which one wipes one's shoes.
  2. Someone who is overly submissive to others' wishes.

doormat frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word doormat occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics doormat can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that doormat can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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