Mope

  • 1Mope — (pronounced mo peh ) is also a local name for the Yellow Mombin (Spondias mombin) Mope Single by Bloodhound Gang from the album Hooray for Boobies …

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  • 2mope — [məup US moup] v [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Probably from mop, mope [i] stupid person (14 16 centuries)] to feel sorry for yourself, without making any effort to do anything or be more happy ▪ Don t lie there moping on a lovely morning like this!… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3Mope — Mope, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Moped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Moping}.] [Cf. D. moppen to pout, Prov. G. muffen to sulk.] To be dull and spiritless; to spend time doing little; as, to mope around the house. Moping melancholy. Milton. [1913 Webster] A… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4MOPE — may refer to:* Ministry of Population and Environment, a government ministry in Nepal. [http://www.mope.gov.np] * Most Oppressed People Ever , a derogatory term used in political discourse in Northern Ireland. It is used to refer to those in both …

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  • 5mope — [ moup ] verb intransitive to feel bored or unhappy and show no interest in doing anything: Do you plan to sit and mope all day? ,mope a round intransitive or transitive to spend time somewhere with no particular purpose, feeling bored or unhappy …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6Mope — Mope, v. t. To make spiritless and stupid. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7Mope — Mope, n. A dull, spiritless person. Burton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8mope — (v.) 1560s, to move and act unconsciously; 1580s, to be listless and apathetic, the sound of the word perhaps somehow suggestive of low feelings (Cf. Low Ger. mopen to sulk, Du. moppen to grumble, to grouse, Dan. maabe, dialectal Swed. mopa to… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9mope — [mōp] vi. moped, moping [akin to MDu mopen, Swed dial. mopa < IE base * mu , echoic of sound made with tightly closed lips > MUTTER, L mutus] to be gloomy, dull, apathetic, and dispirited vt. 1. to make gloomy, dull, etc.: used reflexively… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10mope — index brood Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 11mope — [v] pout, be dejected ache, be apathetic, be down in the mouth*, be gloomy, be in a funk*, bleed*, brood, chafe, despair, despond, droop, eat one’s heart out, fret, grieve, grumble, grump, idle, lament, languish, lose heart, moon, pine, pine… …

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  • 12mope — ► VERB ▪ be listless and in low spirits. ORIGIN perhaps Scandinavian …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13mope — UK [məʊp] / US [moʊp] verb [intransitive] Word forms mope : present tense I/you/we/they mope he/she/it mopes present participle moping past tense moped past participle moped to feel bored or unhappy and show no interest in doing anything Do you… …

    English dictionary

  • 14mope — [[t]mo͟ʊp[/t]] mopes, moping, moped VERB If you mope, you feel miserable and do not feel interested in doing anything. Get on with life and don t sit back and mope. Phrasal Verbs: mope around …

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  • 15mope — 1. verb to carry one’s self in a depressed, lackadaisical manner; to give oneself up to low spirits; to pout 2. noun (pornographic industry jargon) A bottom feeder who mopes around a pornography studio hoping for his big break and often does bit… …

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  • 16mope — verb (I) to feel sorry for yourself, without making any effort to be more cheerful: Don t lie there moping on a lovely morning like this! mope around also mope about phrasal verb (I, T) BrE to move around a place in a sad, slow way: She spends… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17mope — [mop] 1. n. a tired and ineffectual person. □ I can’t afford to pay mopes around here. Get to work or get out! □ I feel like such a mope today. 2. AND mope around in. to move around slowly and sadly. □ I feel like moping and nothing else …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 18mope — I. intransitive verb (moped; moping) Etymology: probably from obsolete mop, mope fool Date: 1568 1. archaic to act in a dazed or stupid manner 2. to give oneself up to brooding ; become listless or dejected 3. to move slowly or aimlessly ; …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19mope — One who wears baggy pants and does drugs and also behaves in a mopey way. Jeff s a mope; he doesn t care about anything …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 20mope — One who wears baggy pants and does drugs and also behaves in a mopey way. Jeff s a mope; he doesn t care about anything …

    Dictionary of american slang