Variant of mope
Origin: akin to Middle Dutch mopen, Swedish dialect, dialectal mopa from Indo-European base an unverified form mu-, echoic of sound made with tightly closed lips from source mutter, Classical Latin mutus
- to make gloomy, dull, etc.: used reflexively and in the passive
- to pass in gloom, dullness, etc.: with away
- a person who mopes or is inclined to mope
- low spirits
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