mopped mopped  /ˈmɑpt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
  2. (v) to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
  3. (v) make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip

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Usage(s):

  1. She mopped the floor with her opponents in debates.
  2. Downing Street welcomed the move with public caution and mopped brows behind closed doors.
  3. Then, while the infantry mopped up, they had moved on, to strike again far behind what had been called the front.

News

  1. A ball boy experience

    SAN ANTONIO — Mopping and transporting luggage may sound like chores, but it’s a different story when the floor being mopped is the site of the NBA Finals and the luggage belongs to stars like the Miami Heat’s LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Laredo Morning Times

  2. Opportunity comes bouncing for Laredoan as Spurs ball boy

    SAN ANTONIO — Mopping and transporting luggage may sound like chores, but it’s a different story when the floor being mopped is the site of the NBA Finals and the luggage belongs to stars like the Miami Heat’s LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Laredo Morning Times

  3. George Zimmerman's Jury Selection May Come Down to the News Jurors Read

    Of particular interest to attorneys on both sides is how much these 10 already over-scrutinized men and women mopped up from the ink spilled in the nearly 16 months since Trayvon Martin's shooting — and, of increasing importance, how many of the stories leaked in the last few weeks they've vacuumed into their objective consciousness.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire

Quotes

  1. "She was very hands on. She literally mopped the floor, and she sold radio time," daughter Luci Baines Johnson said of her mother's early days in business.
    on Jul 11, 2007 By: Luci Baines Johnson Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Therefore, through these exercises some excess liquidity has been mopped up from the market. But while taking the monetary policy, we shall have to keep in mind the legitimate credit requirement of the industry is not affected," he added.
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Pranab Mukherjee Source: Economic Times

  3. "I expect Henry will be all right," said Dickenson. "But they may try to be cautious. Whoever's in there has to play better. I don't think Henry, myself or (No. 3 QB) Barrick (Nealy, who mopped up in the fourth quarter) will necessarily think...
    on Sep 1, 2008 By: Dave Dickenson Source: Vancouver Sun

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