Definition of 'mop'
Example sentences containing 'mop'
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You'll look the part as you mop the sweat from your brow with these pink wristbands. The Sun (2016)He positions his tie over the gap, but when he spills tea on his trousers the tie is deployed to mop up the mess. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They use bits of kitchen mop heads - irresistible to trout - instead of crafting imitation flies. The Sun (2016)Cue a wry smile and a mopped brow. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was a slight man with a wrinkled face and a mop of grey hair. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Africa must stop standing on the sideline and watching others mop up its mess. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He hid his famous mop of hair beneath a baseball cap and chatted on a mobile phone. The Sun (2006)The hair is a romantic, dark mop with a parting left to right. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He's not messed with his mop since. The Sun (2015)You've survived all the filthy names she called you in hospital when you mopped her brow wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I was soon left mopping my brow. The Sun (2008)Hollywood was strangely unsentimental about its own history: costumes that would now be considered sacrosanct were frequently cut up and used to mop floors. Times, Sunday Times (2011)So she stripped off her gloves, dug her handkerchief out of her pocket, and mopped at her face. SOMEDAY MY PRINCE (1999)A headband can add a pop of colour to your workout gear, keep your locks under control and mop sweat from your brow while you exercise. The Sun (2013)IF you're constantly mopping sweat from your brow, it could be a sign your diet needs some attention. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'mop'
British English: mop /mɒp/ NOUN
A mop consists of a sponge or many pieces of string attached to a long handle and is used for washing floors.
- American English: mop
- Arabic: مِـمْسَحَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: esfregão
- Chinese: 拖把
- Croatian: mekana metla za pranje poda
- Czech: mop
- Danish: moppe
- Dutch: zwabber
- European Spanish: fregona
- Finnish: moppi
- French: serpillière
- German: Mopp
- Greek: σφουγγαρίστρα
- Italian: scopa a filacce
- Japanese: モップ
- Korean: 대걸레
- Norwegian: mopp
- Polish: mop
- European Portuguese: esfregona
- Romanian: mop
- Russian: швабра
- Spanish: fregona
- Swedish: mopp
- Thai: ไม้ถูพื้น
- Turkish: paspas yer silme
- Ukrainian: швабра
- Vietnamese: cây lau nhà
British English: mop VERB
If you mop a surface such as a floor, you clean it with a mop.
There was a woman mopping the stairs.
Definition of mop from the Collins English Dictionary
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