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intr.v. moped, mop·ing, mopes
1. To think gloomily and persistently about something; be dejected. See Synonyms at brood.
2. To move in a listless or aimless manner, especially from being sad or depressed: moped about the house all summer.
1. A person given to gloomy or dejected moods.
2. mopes Low spirits; the blues. Often used with the.
mop′ish, mop′ey adj.
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the mopes low spirits
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|Noun||1.||mopes - an informal expression for a mildly depressed state; "in the dumps"; "have the mopes"|
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
low spirits - a state of mild depression
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pl (inf) to have a case of the mopes → seinen or den Moralischen haben (inf)
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