mopery


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mopery

(ˈməʊpərɪ)
npl -ries
1. gloominess
2. (Law) law US a minor offence for which a person can be detained by the police
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The poster boys for the teen emo angst movement have hung up their mopery and gone all fun - to spectacular effect.
You are charged with the heinous crimes of brown baggery, mopery, doping off, chit requesting, apple polishing, sympathy seeking, gun decking, procrastination, gold bricking, liberty hounding, and reveille neglecting.
We got a three-strikes law here--three felonies and it's life--so we got guys doing terminal stretches for passing two bad checks and aggravated mopery.