Definition of Moppet

1. Noun. A little girl (usually one you are fond of).

Generic synonyms: Female Child, Girl, Little Girl



Definition of Moppet

1. n. A rag baby; a puppet made of cloth; hence, also, in fondness, a little girl, or a woman.

Definition of Moppet

1. Noun. (colloquial) child ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moppet

1. a child [n -S] - See also: child

Medical Definition of Moppet

1. 1. A rag baby; a puppet made of cloth; hence, also, in fondness, a little girl, or a woman. 2. A long-haired pet dog. Origin: From Mop. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moppet

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mopily
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mopinesses
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mopokes
mopologist
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moppet (current term)
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mopstick
mopsticks
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moptop

Literary usage of Moppet

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1. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"J The mi te r'd moppet from his chair they draw : The word is giv'n, and with a loud huzza On the slain corpse contending nations fall : He burns; ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"How old are you, Mistress moppet ?" he asked, when moppet had finished her ... echoed moppet, staring at him with her big gray eyes. " What's a nurse ? ..."

3. The Warner Library by Charles Dudley Warner, Harry Morgan Ayres, John William Cunliffe, Helen Rex Keller, Gerhard Richard Lomer (1917)
"he asked, when moppet.had finished her first slice of saffron-cake. ... echoed moppet, staring at him with her big gray eyes. " What's a nurse. ..."

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