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, 14 Sep. 2020 Mop or sponge sealed cork with only hot water and buff with a dry mop or cloth. oregonlive, 28 May 2020 Mop or sponge sealed cork with only hot water and buff with a dry mop or cloth. oregonlive, 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, 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, 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, 12 Apr. 2018 See More

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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 6 Jul. 2022.

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