verb (used without object), moped, mop·ing.
verb (used with object), moped, mop·ing.
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Origin of mope
OTHER WORDS FROM mopemop·er, nounmop·ing·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for mopes
Whereas Gotham mopes in the shadows, The Flash bursts like a splash page.‘The Flash’ Review: Teen Angst Gets a Comic Book Quickie|Sujay Kumar|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She mopes about by herself, and don't mix in with the people.Return of the Native|Thomas Hardy
He is wiser than the melancholy Jacques in the same play, who calls all people fools, and mopes about preaching wise saws.Brave Men and Women|O.E. Fuller
Conrad "lies awake all that night;" mopes about, in intricate darkness, days and nights; rises one morning an altered man.History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol, II. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle