March 21, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
mope /ˈmoʊp/ verb
mope
/ˈmoʊp/
verb

mopes; moped; moping

The child is moping.
The child is moping.
Learner's definition of MOPE

[no object] disapproving

1 : to behave in a way that shows you are unhappy and depressed

  • Like a little child, he often moped when he didn't get what he wanted.

2 : to move around slowly because you are unhappy — often + around or (Brit) about

  • I was feeling depressed and just moped around all day.

  • I spent hours just moping around the house.

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