verb (used without object), moped, mop·ing.
verb (used with object), moped, mop·ing.
Words nearby mope
Origin of mope
OTHER WORDS FROM mopemop·er, nounmop·ing·ly, adverb
Examples 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