Definition of Moping

1. Verb. (present participle of mope) ¹



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Definition of Moping

1. mope [v] - See also: mope

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moping

moperies
mopers
mopery
mopes
mopey
mophead
mopheads
mopidamol
mopied
mopier
mopies
mopiest
mopily
mopiness
mopinesses
moping (current term)
mopingly
mopish
mopishly
mopoke
mopokes
mopologist
mopped
mopped up
mopper
moppers
moppet
moppetry
moppets
moppier

Literary usage of Moping

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1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1862)
"Fr. musser, to lurk, hide, keep close; mussette, mut, a corner to hide things; It. muta d1 una lepre, the covert or form of a hare. The moping habits of a ..."

2. A Dictionary for Primary Schools by Noah Webster (1838)
"Dusk, n. slightly dark, [rĂ­en Duck'-ing, я. immersion of the Dump'-ten-ness, я. а state of moping. [an apple boiled Dusk'-y, a. partially dark, obscure, ..."

3. Mutterings and Musings of an Invalid by Frederic Townsend (1851)
"Yes, even that were better than to sit here, moping, and groaning, and nursing these horrible feelings, these cruel enemies of my peace. ..."

4. The Christian World: The Magazine of the American and Foreign Christian Union by American and Foreign Christian Union (1865)
"... or for any one to say for us, that the world is not our piece, but a cell; that doing good is not our business, but moping behind bars and prison gates ..."

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