to systematically bomb (a large target area) so as to completely destroy it.
He will almost certainly continue to carpet-bomb Gingrich over the airwaves.
Money Changed Everything for Mitt Romney in Florida Primary Paul Begala January 31, 2012
To mount a highly destructive and intense opposition; clobber: The Bush campaign car-pet-bombed Dukakis from Labor Day onward
[1980s+; fr a 1950s term for total area bombing, laying as it were a carpet of bombs]
- Carpet bowling
noun a form of bowls played indoors on a strip of carpet, at the centre of which lies an obstacle round which the bowl has to pass
either of two grasses, Axonopus affinis or A. compressus, native to tropical and subtropical America.
a clothes moth, Trichophaga tapetzella, the larvae of which infest carpets and other woolen articles. noun any of several geometrid moths with black- (or brown-)and-white mottled wings
- Carpet muncher
noun a lesbian Word Origin 1992 Usage Note derogatory slang