mopes mopes

Definition(s):

  • (n) an informal expression for a mildly depressed state

Usage(s):

  1. Grace mopes, but the magazine benefits.
  2. Millions and millions of people have had their retirement plans shredded by these banker-mopes, millions have lost their jobs.
  3. Reuven mopes over the Battle of the Bulge; no American kid doubted for a moment that the Bulge would bend the other way, and quickly.

News

  • Movie Review: 'Stuck in Love' -- 2 stars

    “Stuck in Love” stars a lot of beautiful people experiencing the sorts of problems that only befall the most gorgeous among us. Greg Kinnear mopes around after Jennifer Connelly divorces him, taking no solace in his sexual encounters with Kristen Bell. See what I mean?
    on July 3, 2013     Source: amNewYork

Quotes

  1. "I love to watch this guy," CBS analyst Mary Carillo said earlier this year. "I think he's comical out there. The way he mopes around, he looks like Napoleon Dynamite. Every time I see him, I feel like voting for Pedro."
    on Sep 6, 2008 By: Mary Carillo Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "I've always felt that if a coach wears his anger, his disappointment, his depression from losses, on his sleeve and beats up the team because of it, or punishes the team, or mopes about it, it wears a team out," Jackson said. "But if you...
    on Feb 22, 2007 By: Phil Jackson Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune

  3. "He was going to make it work," Alvarez said. "It's all about the attitude of the guy that's leading it. If he mopes around, that's what's going to happen. If you go at it with a passion, the kids react to it, the fans react to it. He wasn't...
    on Jun 19, 2007 By: Barry Alvarez Source: ESPN

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