verb (used without object), moped, mop·ing.
verb (used with object), moped, mop·ing.
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Origin of mope
OTHER WORDS FROM mopemoper, nounmop·ing·ly, adverb
Words nearby mope
Example sentences from the Web for mope
Be careful that none of the company are left to mope alone from being unacquainted with other guests.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
Girls are just like cats; they all like to mope around the register or the steam radiator in cold weather.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
He would put the gun back into its case again and mope in his library for days afterward.Gallegher and Other Stories|Richard Harding Davis
"I'm tired o' doin' nowt but mope i' th' house," Liz fretted.That Lass O' Lowrie's|Frances Hodgson Burnett
She could go out and move about and bestir herself, whereas in Manchester Square she could only sit and mope at home.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope