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carpet British & World English

A floor covering made from thick woven fabric

carpet bag British & World English

A travelling bag of a kind originally made of carpet-like material

carpet-bomb British & World English

Bomb (an area) intensively

carpet moth British & World English

A drab moth related to the clothes moth, the larvae of which feed on coarse textiles and animal hair

red carpet British & World English

A long, narrow red carpet laid on the ground for a distinguished visitor to walk along when arriving

carpet beetle British & World English

A small beetle whose larva (the woolly bear) is destructive to carpets, fabrics, and other materials

carpet-fitter British & World English

A person who lays carpets for a living

carpet knight British & World English

A man who avoids hard work in favour of leisure activities or philandering

carpet python British & World English

A common large Australian climbing snake that is typically brightly patterned

carpet shark British & World English

A conspicuously marked small shallow-water shark with barbels around the nose or mouth, found in the Indo-Pacific region and the Red Sea

carpet shell British & World English

A burrowing bivalve mollusc of temperate and warm seas, with concentric growth rings and irregular coloured markings

magic carpet British & World English

(In stories set in Arabia) a mythical carpet that is able to transport people through the air

Brussels carpet British & World English

A carpet with a heavy woollen pile and a strong linen back

carpet slipper British & World English

A soft slipper whose upper part is made of wool or thick cloth

carpet sweeper British & World English

A manual household implement used for sweeping carpets, having a revolving brush or brushes and a receptacle for dust and dirt

Persian carpet British & World English

A carpet or rug woven in Iran in a traditional design incorporating stylized symbolic imagery, or made elsewhere in such a style

Turkish carpet British & World English

A rug woven in Turkey in a traditional fashion, typically with a bold coloured design and thick wool pile, or made elsewhere in this style

ingrain carpet British & World English

A reversible carpet in which the pattern appears on both sides

on the carpet in carpet British & World English

Being severely reprimanded by someone in authority

on the carpet British & World English

Being severely reprimanded by someone in authority

Savonnerie carpet British & World English

A hand-knotted pile carpet, originally made in 17th-century Paris

Kidderminster carpet British & World English

A reversible carpet made of two cloths of different colours woven together

sweep something under the carpet in carpet British & World English

Conceal or ignore a problem or difficulty in the hope that it will be forgotten

sweep something under the carpet British & World English

Conceal or ignore a problem or difficulty in the hope that it will be forgotten

the red carpet in red carpet British & World English

Used in reference to privileged treatment of a distinguished visitor

carpet snake in carpet python British & World English

A common large Australian climbing snake that is typically brightly patterned

carpetbagger British & World English

A political candidate who seeks election in an area where they have no local connections

Axminster British & World English

A kind of machine-woven patterned carpet with a cut pile

Axminster carpet in Axminster British & World English

A kind of machine-woven patterned carpet with a cut pile

shagpile British & World English

Carpet with a long, rough pile

shagpile carpet in shagpile British & World English

Carpet with a long, rough pile

Turkoman carpet in Turkoman British & World English

A kind of large, soft, richly coloured rug made by the Turkmens

garden carpet in carpet British & World English

A slender moth marked with undulating bands of colour across the wings

carpet English Thesaurus

a genuine Turkish carpet

carpet English-Spanish

alfombra f, tapete mCol, Méx

carpet-bomb English-Spanish

realizar* un bombardeo de saturación sobre

carpet rod English-Spanish

barra para asegurar la alfombra a los peldaños de la escalera

red carpet English-Spanish

to roll out the red carpet for sb

carpet beater English-Spanish

sacudidor m (de alfombras)

carpet layer English-Spanish

instalador, -dora m,f de alfombras or Esp de moquetas or RPl de moquettes

carpet sweeper English-Spanish

cepillopara barrer alfombras


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