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Meaning of MOPE

Pronunciation:  mowp

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  someone who wastes time
  2. [v]  be apathetic, gloomy, or dazed
  3. [v]  move around slowly and aimlessly

MOPE is a 4 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: dallier, dillydallier, lounger, moon about, moon around, mope around
 See Also: be, bum, do-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer, move



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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. ``Moping melancholy.'' --Milton.
          A sickly part of one true sense Could not so mope.
  2. \Mope\, v. t.
    To make spiritless and stupid. [Obs.]
  3. \Mope\, n.
    A dull, spiritless person. --Burton.
Thesaurus Terms
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