in the mood

Disposed or inclined toward something, as in I'm in the mood for a good long walk. This phrase is also put in the negative, I'm not in the mood to argue. [Late 1500s]


Nearby words

  1. in the making,
  2. in the market for,
  3. in the middle of,
  4. in the midst,
  5. in the money,
  6. in the mouth,
  7. in the name of,
  8. in the near future,
  9. in the neck,
  10. in the neighborhood of

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