doormat

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doormat

Someone who meekly submits to mistreatment or humiliation by others. Jim had been a doormat his whole life until he went to that motivational speaker five years ago; now, he's one of the most respected men in the business.

doormat

n. a weak-willed person who is abused by others. Why do people treat me like a doormat?
References in classic literature ?
I had thought his short legs a bar to swiftness, but had he been coursing with greyhounds the latter would have appeared as though asleep on a door mat.
I sat down on the side of the bed, and commenced thinking about this head-peddling harpooneer, and his door mat.
You common, monkey-headed, rat-tailed, sulphur-coloured son of a door mat, do you know what I'm going to call you?
Just before school closed, Jo appeared, wearing a grim expression as she stalked up to the desk, and delivered a letter from her mother, then collected Amy's property, and departed, carefully scraping the mud from her boots on the door mat, as if she shook that dust of the place off her feet.
Nobody comes here to ask if a man's at home, and to say he'll stand on the door mat till he is.
50, Habitat No more hanging coats on the corner of the door Over-the-door hooks, PS10, JD Williams Bins don't have to be plain and boring, this little number will bring a modern look to the bathroom Linea copper finish bin, PS20, House of Fraser Spice up the kitchen and your cooking with this sleek and stylish spice rack Set of 12 spices, PS25, Next Create a welcoming atmosphere with this copper print mat Coir door mat, PS9.
99, Maisons Du Monde Create a welcoming atmosphere with this copper print mat Coir door mat, PS9.
50, toaster PS25, microwave PS70, all Wilko g Spice up the kitchen and your cooking with this sleek and stylish spice rack Set of 12 spices, PS25, Next Create a welcoming atmosphere with this copper print mat Coir door mat, PS9.
Hug rug warm check door mat, PS35, BHS THIS WEEK'S CRUSH This is one of my favourite colours and it's one I always try to introduce into the home.
Although Harbinson Mulholland have been in receipt of 101 proxy votes, no-one is sure whether any are sitting on the door mat of the previous offices at Bruce Street because of access.
PURELY MADLY DEPAY Holland 2 cHile 0 PAGES 4&5 OPEN DOOR MAT Fernando Torres beats Mat Ryan for Spain's second But it was the Brazilian who was yet again the hero.
Alappuzha Kerala's coir sector, which employs roughly 350,000 people across multiple districts in the state, has long been linked to one single product -- the humble door mat.