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
Words nearby mope
Example sentences from the Web for moping
Faced with a moping, stony-faced new partner, Beth did not selflessly set aside her own pain to help.
I was sitting alone in my room this afternoon—I believe I was moping—when Bessie brought up his card.Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908|Lucy Maud Montgomery
But she did not believe in moping, and only assured herself that she must make the day an easy one.A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches|Sarah Orne Jewett
It seems so funny not to go to it, instead of moping in these fusty lodgings.The Rough Road|William John Locke
Well, sometimes I do think I'm very ill; and then, again, I think it's only the moping life sets me fancying and exaggerating.Wives and Daughters|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Why the dickens did they leave us moping here: working in the blazing heat, and crawling to the latrines in the chilly nights?At Suvla Bay|John Hargrave