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
Example sentences from the Web for mope
Faced with a moping, stony-faced new partner, Beth did not selflessly set aside her own pain to help.
Think Grey's Anatomy with less moping and more ass-kicking.
Myself, when I begun my carear among the fair six, I was always sighing and moping, like this poar Frenchman.Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush|William Makepeace Thackeray
Minetta suspected her of moping for John Willie, and told her that he often disappeared for days at a time like that.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions
He would otherwise have been sure to make several horrible songs about her experiences with the moping Elvira.Maezli|Johanna Spyri
He went back to the hotel buoyed up in spite of himself, and found Alan moping in the reading-room.Katharine Frensham|Beatrice Harraden
They spent the day moping and fretting, because they no longer had fine clothes to wear, and could not go to fine parties.The Book of Fables and Folk Stories|Horace E. Scudder