Definition of matted in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmadəd/


1(Especially of hair or fur) tangled into a thick mass: a cardigan of matted gray wool
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  • Her normally pristine white hair was matted and stringy and streaked with gray.
  • I hugged the dead dog and cried a gallon of tears into its matted fur, begging it to wake up.
  • His shirt was torn, his bow tie squinty and matted hair fell over his face.
informal ratty, mussy
2Covered or furnished with mats: the matted floor
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  • After the chairs got filled, some preferred to sit down on the matted floor, slouching against the wall with their eyes closed.
  • The competition standard matted floor area is proving invaluable to the 135 gymnasts who train at the club every week.
  • A wide, rectangular shaped room, the sparring grounds was lined with benches on the sides and a matted floor in the middle.

Words that rhyme with matted

caryatid, cravatted, dratted, fatted

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Syllabification: mat·ted

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