Meaning of doormat

door•mat

Pronunciation: (dôr'mat", dōr'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a mat, usually placed before a door or other entrance, for people arriving to wipe their shoes on before entering.
  2. a person who is the habitual object of abuse or humiliation by another.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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