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mop

mop

 
 
pronunciation:
map
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
mop up
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a mass of absorbent material fastened at the end of a long handle and used for washing surfaces, esp. floors.
 
definition 2: a loose or tangled mass.
a mop of stringa mop of hair
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mopped, mopping, mops
definition: to wipe or rub with or as if with a mop.
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phrase: mop up
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