carpet - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] [usually passive] 

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/ˈkɑː(r)pɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theycarpet
he/she/itcarpets
present participlecarpeting
past tensecarpeted
past participlecarpeted
  1. 2
    British informal to criticize someone very severely for something that they have done wrong