Translation of carpet in Spanish:


alfombra, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑrpət//ˈkɑːpɪt/


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    • 1.1(rug)

      alfombra feminine
      tapete masculine Mexico Colombia
      to be on the carpet estar sobre el tapete
      • These are generally referred to as ‘carpet pages’ because it is thought that they were inspired by oriental woven carpets.
      • The curtains are silk and there are oriental rugs and carpets.
      • The floor was of hard wood and an ornate, oriental-designed carpet laid across most of the floor.
      • Only an oriental type of carpet with red background and a yellow border with little stick figures and such overlapped it.
      • The world-renowned carpets of Chiprovtsi, woven on vertical looms, outdo Turkish, Egyptian, Indian and Chinese carpets.
      • Furthermore, all the historic carpets of Usak were placed in the museum by the local mufti when some carpets were stolen from the mosques of Usak.

    • 1.2(wall-to-wall)

      alfombra feminine
      moqueta feminine Spain
      moquette feminine River Plate
      • The team can fit grab-rails on staircases and in doorways, fix defective carpets or floor coverings, remove trailing wires and generally reduce trip hazards.
      • All four bedrooms on the first floor, as well as the entrance hall and bathroom, have wooden floors covered by carpets.
      • If you think it is caused by house dust mites then throw away your carpets, wash the floors every day and vacuum afterwards, even vacuuming your bedclothes.
      • Throughout the country, floors and walls are lined with carpets and fabric hangings.
      • We had to rip up wooden floors, as well as floors that had carpet or other covering.
      • A thick carpet covered the floor in a style that she didn't immediately recognize.
      • Some insurers will not make deductions for carpets or floor coverings which are five years or even ten years old.
      • There was a thick carpet on the floor and tapestries on the wall.
      • The walls appeared to have been painted recently and a well-worn carpet covered the floor.
      • The walls were panelled in wood, the floor covered in carpets decorated with curlicues to rival any Persian rug.
      • We know the guys who rolled up the carpets and washed the floor of the house they had to occupy, so they could return it in good condition to its owners.
      • He shook his head, staring at the tan carpet covering his floor.
      • There are no fitted carpets in the house and the ledges are reduced in size so that dust surfaces are reduced.
      • A white carpet covered the whole floor and everything was in place just the way he wanted.
      • A beautiful dark wooden table dominated its center, with fine paneling covering the walls, and a thick carpet on the floor.
      • He had stripped back the plastered walls to the marble and put up Japanese wall-hangings; he ripped up the thick fur carpet and covered the floor with black stone.
      • A reproduction of the original Brussels weave carpet covers the floors and a mixture of objects of different styles and epochs furnish the room.
      • The house has double-glazed windows throughout, and fitted curtains and carpets are included in the sale.
      • Fitted carpets, curtains, business furniture and equipment are included in the sale.
      • Tapestries covered the walls and the carpets covered the floors, overlapping everywhere so that every surface was cushioned and every sound muffled.

  • 2literary

    (of flowers, leaves, moss)
    alfombra feminine literary
    the earth was covered in a carpet of green la tierra estaba alfombrada / tapizada de verde literary

transitive verb

  • 1

    enmoquetar Spain
    the house is fully carpeted la casa está totalmente enmoquetada Spain
  • 2literary

    (ground/path) alfombrar literary
    the meadows were carpeted with daisies los prados estaban alfombrados / tapizados de margaritas
  • 3Britishinformal

    echarle una bronca a informal
    echarle un regaño a Latin America informal
    echarle una regañiza a Mexico informal
    retar Southern Cone informal