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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Zezima), pleading not guilty to Larceny, Chicanery and Mopery, attorneys at law, for failing to pay the bar tab.
But this isn't mopery. There's a mute self-horror that Mark Hamill acts so wonderfully that we quite readily believe that this despair is the reason Luke has exiled himself to a far corner of the galaxy.
This is the first time we've seen the supposed criminal charge, "Mopery with Intent to Creep,'' in print.
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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.