Synonyms of carpet in English:


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1‘a genuine Turkish carpet’


rug, mat, matting, floor covering, runner, drugget

2‘a carpet of wild flowers’


covering, blanket, layer, cover, coat, coating, sheet, film, overlay, cloak, mantle, canopy, bed, expanse



1‘the gravel was carpeted in bright green moss’


cover, coat, overlay, overspread, blanket, overlie, extend over, pave

2‘a top fraud officer has been carpeted for leaking information’


reprimand, rebuke, admonish, chastise, chide, upbraid, reprove, reproach, scold, remonstrate with, berate, take to task, pull up, castigate, lambaste, read someone the Riot Act, give someone a piece of one's mind, lecture, criticize, censure

haul over the coals

tell off, give someone a talking-to, give someone a telling-off, dress down, give someone a dressing-down, give someone an earful, give someone a roasting, give someone a rocket, give someone a rollicking, rap, rap over the knuckles, slap someone's wrist, send someone away with a flea in their ear, let someone have it, bawl out, give someone hell, come down on, blow up, pitch into, lay into, lace into, give someone a caning, put on the mat, slap down, blast, rag, keelhaul

tick off, have a go at, give someone a mouthful, tear someone off a strip, give someone what for, give someone some stick, wig, give someone a wigging, give someone a row, row

North American chew out, ream out

Australian monster

vulgar slang bollock, give someone a bollocking

North American vulgar slang chew someone's ass, ream someone's ass

dated call down, rate, give someone a rating, trim

rare reprehend, objurgate


praise, commend, compliment