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mope

mope

 
pronunciation:
mop
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: moped, mopes, moping
definition 1: to act dejected and gloomy; sulk; brood.
He's been moping ever since the divorce.She was sent to her room by her mother, and she moped until dinner.Instead of moping, why don't you do something about the problem?
synonyms:
sulk
similar words:
brood, gloom, grouch, grump, pout
definition 2: to move about listlessly or aimlessly.
I felt tired yesterday and just moped around the house.
synonyms:
drift, wander
similar words:
idle, loaf, putter, putz, roam, stray
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a person who tends to be gloomy, dejected, or listless.
synonyms:
sourpuss, sulk
similar words:
brooder, grouch, pouter, wet blanket
derivations: mopingly (adv.), moper (n.)
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