dry mop


Definition of dry mop

: a long-handled mop for dusting floors

Examples of dry mop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ditch the dirty mop water and bucket for good with a wet-dry mop, like the GH Seal holder Swiffer Sweeper Dry and Wet Mop. Sarah Baird, House Beautiful, "Squeaky Clean," 14 Sep. 2020 Mop or sponge sealed cork with only hot water and buff with a dry mop or cloth. oregonlive, "Spring cleaning: Easy fixes before heading back to work," 28 May 2020 Mop or sponge sealed cork with only hot water and buff with a dry mop or cloth. oregonlive, "How to sanitize upholstery and home surfaces without damaging them in a coronavirus clean," 20 Mar. 2020 Not much differently than any other type of wood floor: dry mop regularly, vacuum occasionally with a hardwood floor attachment, and do a deep clean monthly with a product made for hardwood floors. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "Parquet Flooring: What Exactly Is it?," 15 Apr. 2019 Care Try to dry mop or vacuum your kitchen floor every other day to cut down on the build-up of dust and dirt. Elle Decor Staff, ELLE Decor, "How to Keep a Clean Kitchen," 28 Sep. 2011 For hardwood and other bare floors, microfiber dry mops or Swiffer dry pads are ideal for corralling fur balls. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, "Secrets for Removing Pet Hair From Yourself, Your Furniture and More," 12 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of dry mop

1933, in the meaning defined above

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“Dry mop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dry%20mop. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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