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1mop

noun \ˈmäp\

: a tool for cleaning floors that has a bundle of cloth or yarn or a sponge attached to a long handle

: a large amount of tangled or untidy hair on a person's head

Full Definition of MOP

1
:  an implement made of absorbent material fastened to a handle and used especially for cleaning floors
2
:  something that resembles a mop; especially :  a thick mass of hair
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Origin of MOP

Middle English mappe
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with MOP

2mop

verb

: to clean (a floor) with a mop

: to wipe (something that is wet)

: to wipe (a liquid) from something

moppedmop·ping

Full Definition of MOP

transitive verb
1
:  to use a mop on; specifically :  to clean or clear away by mopping <mop the floors> —often used with up <mop up the spillage>
2
:  to wipe as if with a mop <mopped his brow with a handkerchief>
intransitive verb
:  to clean a surface (as a floor) with a mop
mop·per noun

Examples of MOP

  1. He mopped the sweat from his brow.

First Known Use of MOP

1709
MOP Defined for Kids

1mop

noun \ˈmäp\

Definition of MOP for Kids

1
:  a tool for cleaning floors made of a bundle of cloth or yarn or a sponge fastened to a long handle
2
:  something that looks like a cloth or yarn mop <a mop of hair>

2mop

verb
moppedmop·ping

Definition of MOP for Kids

:  to wipe or clean with or as if with a mop <He mopped the sweat from his forehead with a rag.>

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