Dictionary

moppet

noun mop·pet \ˈmä-pət\

: a young person

Full Definition of MOPPET

1
archaic :  baby, darling
2
:  child

Examples of MOPPET

  1. <a host of adorable moppets were hired for the ad campaign>

Origin of MOPPET

obsolete English mop fool, child
First Known Use: 1601

Rhymes with MOPPET

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: mop–upPrevious Word in the Dictionary: mopedAll Words Near: moppet
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears