- n an informal expression for a mildly depressed state
have the mopes
- n someone who wastes time
- v move around slowly and aimlessly
- v be apathetic, gloomy, or dazed
- v to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
- v make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip
- Instead of displaying regal authority and a poignant awareness of death, Richard Easton as the king mopes, whines and stumbles about the stage in tattered melancholy, a sort of .
- Grace mopes, but the magazine benefits.
- Millions and millions of people have had their retirement plans shredded by these banker-mopes, millions have lost their jobs.
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- 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?
July 2, 2013 - amNewYork
- Mary Carillo in San Francisco Chronicle
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."
- Phil Jackson in San Gabriel Valley Tribune
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...
- Barry Alvarez in ESPN
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...