from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A household implement made of absorbent material attached to a typically long handle and used for washing, dusting, or drying floors.
- noun A loosely tangled bunch or mass.
- intransitive verb To wash or wipe with or as if with a mop.
- intransitive verb To use a mop to wash or dry surfaces.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To rub or wipe with or as with a mop; clean with a mop.
- To muffle up.
- To drink greedily.
- noun A wry mouth; a pout; a grimace.
- noun A pouting person, especially a pouting child; hence, a pet child; a child; a young girl; a moppet.
- noun A young fish. See the quotation under def. 2.
- noun 4. The haddock.
- noun A fool.
- noun A napkin.
- noun A bunch of thrums or coarse yarn, or a piece of cloth, fastened to a long handle and used for cleaning floors, windows, carriages, etc. A smaller utensil of the same sort is used for washing dishes, etc.
- noun Anything having the shape or appearance of a mop.
- noun A statute fair to which servants of all kinds come to be hired by farmers and others.
- noun A tuft of grass.
- To make a wry mouth.
- To fidget about.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A made-up face; a grimace.
- intransitive verb obsolete To make a wry mouth.
- noun An implement for washing floors, or the like, made of a piece of cloth, or a collection of thrums, or coarse yarn, fastened to a handle.
- noun Prov. Eng. A fair where servants are hired.
- noun Prov. Eng. The young of any animal; also, a young girl; a moppet.
- noun [U.S.] A clamp for holding the thrums or rags of a mop.
- transitive verb To rub or wipe with a mop, or as with a mop
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun An implement for
washing floors, or the like, made of a piece of cloth, or a collection of thrums, or coarse yarn, fastened to a handle.
- noun humorous A dense head of
- noun UK, dialect A fair where servants are hired.
- noun UK, dialect The
youngof any animal; also, a young girl; a moppet.
- noun A made-up face; a
- verb transitive To
rub, scrub, cleanor wipewith a mop, or as if with a mop.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip
- verb to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
- noun cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
I brings a mop – *mop mop mop* – an tucks yor brayns bak in.
*slaps fayc gently with orinj pawz* Heer, we kleens up teh brayns, old-fashuned style, with a mop. *mop mop mop* *Sqweegee, sqweegee* *mop mop mop*
They're going street by street, doing what they call mop-up, making sure that any of the remaining hotspots are completely put out.
On days three, six, and nine, they used what they called a mop-up drug to make sure there were no more leukemia cells anywhere in my body.
Okay, so the redshirt freshman quarterback played in mop-up duty at the end of a game in which his team was on the sour end of a beatdown.
Just 20 minutes a week with the vacuum cleaner or mop is enough to help banish those blues, and sport works even better.
There's not much more Cullen can do, '' said Willy Korn, the Tigers highly touted freshman who got some of the loudest cheers at Death Valley when he threw his first touchdown pass in mop-up duty in the fourth quarter.
As for Huard, he looked OK in mop-up duty vs. the Bengals last week.
Although he threw nine passes in mop-up duty against Central Florida, Tebow had rarely used his left arm since - aside from an occasional stiff arm.
To transmit messages, the gang employed an elaborate system of codes and cryptograms â including a 400-year-old binary alphabet system devised by Sir Francis Bacon â as well as more prosaic jailhouse ruses, such as slipping notes in mop handles and under recreation yard rocks.