verb (used without object), moped, mop·ing.
verb (used with object), moped, mop·ing.
Origin of mope
British Dictionary definitions for moper
Word Origin for mope
Word Origin and History for moper
1560s, "to move and act unconsciously;" 1580s, "to be listless and apathetic," the sound of the word perhaps somehow suggestive of low feelings (cf. Low German mopen "to sulk," Dutch moppen "to grumble, to grouse," Danish maabe, dialectal Swedish mopa "to mope"). Related: Moped; moping; mopey; mopish.