Simple Definition of mope
: to behave in a way that shows you are unhappy and depressed
: to move around slowly because you are unhappy
Examples of mope
Like a little child, he often moped when he didn't get what he wanted.
<we were in a rush, and the Sunday driver in front of us was just moping along>
Origin of mope
probably from obsolete mop, mope fool
First Known Use: 1568
First Known Use of mope
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