mop-up

[ mop-uhp ]
/ ˈmɒpˌʌp /

noun

the act, process, or an instance of mopping up; completion of an operation or action.

Nearby words

  1. moot hall,
  2. moot point,
  3. mop,
  4. mop up,
  5. mop up the floor with,
  6. mopani,
  7. mopani worm,
  8. mopboard,
  9. mope,
  10. moped

Origin of mop-up

First recorded in 1895–1900; noun use of verb phrase mop up

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