adjective, mop·i·er, mop·i·est.


or mop·y


adjective, mop·i·er, mop·i·est.

languishing, listless, droopy, or glum.

Origin of mopey

First recorded in 1820–30; mope + -y1
Related formsmop·i·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for mopy

Historical Examples of mopy

  • Mopy, is that your snum?Nubble your dad and gully the dog, &c.

    Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag

    Louisa M. Alcott

  • There's Miss Pamela, that ought to be goin' to be married a week from next Tuesday, goin' round as mopy as a chicken wid the pip.