given to moping; listless, apathetic, or dejected.

Origin of mopish

First recorded in 1615–25; mope + -ish1
Related formsmop·ish·ly, adverbmop·ish·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for mopish

Historical Examples of mopish

  • It makes her so sad and mopish to be always with Miss Haworth.

    Good Old Anna

    Marie Belloc Lowndes

  • If I hadn't known you before, I should have thought you were tiresome and mopish and had no spirit.


    Miriam Coles Harris

  • You were always kind of moody and mopish—and you needed work that'd keep you on the jump.

    The Turmoil

    Booth Tarkington

  • Charlie Meynell gave him a line of introduction to me; said he was a decent sort, but mopish!

    Mysterious Mr. Sabin

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

  • And, their eating over, the more part of them sat dull and mopish, and as if all things were forgotten for the time present.