baggy carpet

jacdac

Senior Member
Lebanese
The stairs were carpeted in baggy grey carpet that looked like a health-and-safety hazard and she watched her step carefully as she ascended.
source: Watching You by Lisa Jewell

What would baggy carpet would look like?

Thank you.
 
  • exgerman

    Senior Member
    NYC
    English but my first language was German
    The author must be thinking of something like thi, In AE, carpet often means wall-to-wall carpet, not individual rugs:
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