Definition of Turkish carpet in English:

Turkish carpet

(also Turkish rug)


  • 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.

    • ‘Built in 1377, it houses the largest collection of Turkish carpets in Europe.’
    • ‘Alexander nodded, staring absently at the richly patterned Turkish carpet.’
    • ‘Thick Turkish carpets covered the sandy soil underfoot, and the walls were painted a cheery turquoise.’
    • ‘Composed as if paintings and then specially crafted as traditional Turkish carpets, her striking compositions shift attention from eye to floor level.’
    • ‘They are barely visible, covered by colorful Turkish carpets.’
    • ‘Feldman was fascinated by the designs in Turkish rugs.’
    • ‘Fleur is the only traveler I've ever met who walks for miles in Europe with a Turkish carpet on her back.’
    • ‘Be careful if you're thinking of buying a Turkish carpet.’