Definition of 'mope'
Example sentences containing 'mope'
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Make any changes that will boost your future chances rather than moping around the office. The Sun (2009)Who can afford to sit at home moping indefinitely in a headscarf? Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)He has been moping around like a lovesick puppy for weeks. The Sun (2009)People were moping around because it was the end of the movie and we were all going home. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The worst thing we could do now is let our heads go down and go moping about the place. The Sun (2012)The singer moped around on the balcony with a face like thunder before taking care of an urgent itch. The Sun (2011)It's time to stop moping and snare a man. The Sun (2011)He wouldn't want people moping about. The Sun (2007)She's a lot more focused on her health and trying not to sit at home moping. The Sun (2015)But no: how much more pleasing to sit there moping like a sap. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But don't sit at home moping and stressing. The Sun (2012)We were not moping around or swearing out there, we got on with the job. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is no point moping around, feeling sorry for ourselves. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There's no point moping about. The Sun (2013)But he's not moping about. The Sun (2014)I didn't want to sit at home moping. The Sun (2011)On the other hand, you're not going to get better moping around at home feeling sorry for yourself. The Sun (2011)
Trends of 'mope'
Used Rarely. mope is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'mope'
British English: mope VERB
If you mope, you feel miserable and do not feel interested in doing anything.
Get on with life and don't sit back and mope.
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