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moppet

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noun mop·pet \ˈmä-pət\

Simple Definition of moppet

  • : a young person

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of moppet

  1. 1 archaic :  baby, darling

  2. 2 :  child

Examples of moppet in a sentence

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



Origin and Etymology of moppet

obsolete English mop fool, child


First Known Use: 1601

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