Definition of doormat:
Synonyms for doormat:
area rug, paper tiger, matting, carpeting, jellyfish, chameleon, hearthrug, bath mat, weakling, wimp, worm, softie, lackey, zero, pushover, welcome mat, flooring, wuss, pygmy, yes man, weed, reed, namby-pamby, linoleum.
She's going to scald me to death, and I s'pose you know I'm sick," whined Flaxie, sinking down on the doormat, where the light of the lamp shone full upon her, and Mrs. Hunter saw- what she might have seen before, if she had not been so nervous- that the little girl wore a checked flannel nightie, and her feet were done up in poultices.- "The Twin Cousins", Sophie May.
The next second Rosalie had flung herself bodily into Mrs. Vincent's arms, crying: " Oh, if every schoolmarm was just exactly like you I'd never, never do one single bad thing to plague 'em and I'll let you use me for your doormat if you want to!"- "Peggy Stewart at School", Gabrielle E. Jackson.
And she says to Oswald: I'm going to make one little suggestion, because you seem so utterly helpless: You must get a nice doormat to lay directly in front of your trunk, and you must always keep the key under this mat.- "Ma Pettengill", Harry Leon Wilson.