Definitions

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  • adj. Alternative spelling of mopey.
  • v. To print more than one copy of a document using a computer printer rather than printing one original and copying it with a separate machine.

Etymologies

From mope ("pout") (Wiktionary)
Blend of MOP and copy, acronym of "multiple original prints". (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I've been kind of mopy, downright depressed in fact on a couple of days, and beating myself up for being a failed one-shot-wonder has-been hack.

    11/16/08: Month go voom

  • When Jim Nixon and his wife, chasing each other merrily back and forth across the dewy path like the frolicsome young married couple they were, reached the door-yard, they found the old man fallen "mopy" in a way uncommon for him, and quite given over to a thoughtless, expressionless torpor and staring.

    The Best Short Stories of 1919 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story

  • But, do they really believe the lunacy of the liberalism they spew, or are they towing the line so that they can keep that "in" crowd venue with the mopy miserable depressed liberals who wring thier hands at the unfairness of life, financial success, and carbon-dioxide?

    Tom McIntyre Explains His Picks for our 2009 Hunting and Fishing Heroes and Villians Face-Off

  • The code means Memory or file system failures would not allow a mopy job to occur.

    Mopy Job?! « Become A Robot

  • I assume mopy refers to multiple copies, but then, I never knew what PC Load Letter meant either …

    Mopy Job?! « Become A Robot

  • I thought that it might be interesting if the Doctor went through a "willful" regen... he has been very mopy of late and getting to that "point in life" where he wants to partner up but finds it too painful...would explain a young Matt Doctor all I dont want to be tied downness?

    Development of New Dr. Who Movie Confirmed | /Film

  • To constantly be sad and mopy, Poor me, Life sucks, blah blah blah.

    Energy Suckers

  • Whilst kept in a cage with but little sand and an outside water-glass which affords no means of washing its feathers, a bird is apt to become infested with insects; it is tormented by them day and night, and having no means of ridding itself of them, it grows thin and mopy, and at last dies a miserable death.

    Wild Nature Won By Kindness

  • He got mopy and melancholy, and couldn't or wouldn't work.

    Anne's House of Dreams

  • Some, it is true, tried at the start to be friends, but Florrie, too keenly sensitive to the atmosphere around her to respond, was believed to be decidedly dull and mopy.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904

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