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noun as in lackey

noun as in mat

noun as in minion

noun as in patsy

noun as in scapegoat

noun as in sycophant


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On New Year’s Eve, he writes about his impatience and laziness and being a doormat to Fred.

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If you’re a doormat in your life but you’re smashing dishes elsewhere, I don’t think that’s really helping.

Still, Molly Parmeter couldn't believe it when a thick embossed letter from Saint James's Palace arrived on her doormat.

But who knows, years of being a doormat may finally erupt, much like Ndamukong Suh did last year when he stomped on another guy.

So says Peter King, no ideological or partisan doormat on these matters, I think you would agree.

If he wins the presidency, will Romney drag his party toward the center or become a doormat for the arch-conservative wing?

His rookie flailing set back the peace process (such as it was) and made him look like a doormat.

Gipsy left the room as requested, but she stood for a moment or two on the doormat outside, shaking her head solemnly.

A good doormat too shabby to put before the front door is a treasure to lay before the washtubs.

If Fate has been kind she has been disillusioned, and if Destiny has used her for a doormat, no matter.

And anyway he'd be blessed if he lay around in the way any longer like a doormat with "Welcome" inscribed upon the surface.

And you let her walk over you, chuck you out as if you was a wornout doormat she'd wiped her boots on, and never said a word.

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On this page you'll find 145 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to doormat, such as: chump, cinch, easy pickings, easy touch, fall guy, and jay.

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