Definition of scatter rug in US English:

scatter rug


  • another term for throw rug
    • ‘Wear proper footwear, avoid scatter rugs and extension cords, and light stairs adequately to insure safety in the home.’
    • ‘Smaller scatter rugs can be ideal for adorning smaller spaces - a hearth, a bedside, the area in front of a kitchen sink - with a splash of color and warmth.’
    • ‘Think wooden floors, scatter rugs, sprawling sofas and soft, slightly faded drapes and covers and you've got the idea.’
    • ‘Natural fabric scatter rugs over waxed reclaimed timber floors and organic paints combined with natural ventilation promise a healthy interior air quality.’
    • ‘Unless they're attached firmly to the floor, remove all scatter rugs from your home.’
    rug, runner, carpet, drugget
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scatter rug

/ˈskadər rəɡ/