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Meaning of MOP

Pronunciation:  mâp

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
  2. [v]  make a sad face; "mop and mow"
  3. [v]  to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop; "Mop the hallway now"; "He mopped her forehead with a towel"

MOP is a 3 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: mop up, mow, pout, swab, swob, wipe up
 See Also: absorb, cleaning implement, draw, dry mop, dust mop, dustmop, grimace, imbibe, make a face, mop handle, pull a face, soak up, sop, sop up, sponge, sponge mop, suck, suck up, swab, swob, take in, take up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Mop\, n. [See {Mope}.]
    A made-up face; a grimace. ``What mops and mowes it makes!''
    --Beau. & Fl.
  2. \Mop\, v. i.
    To make a wry mouth. [Obs.] --Shak.
  3. \Mop\, n. [CF. W. mop, mopa, Ir. moipal, Gael. moibeal,
    moibean; or OF. mappe a napkin (see {Map}, {Napkin}).]
    1. 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.
    2. A fair where servants are hired. [Prov. Eng.]
    3. The young of any animal; also, a young girl; a moppet.
       [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
    {Mop head}.
       (a) The end of a mop, to which the thrums or rags are
       (b) A clamp for holding the thrums or rags of a mop.
  4. \Mop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mopped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To rub or wipe with a mop, or as with a mop; as, to mop a
    floor; to mop one's face with a handkerchief.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are mopping, suggests that you are letting go of something. You need to release your emotions and express it in a productive way. Seeing a mop in your dream, symbolizes domesticity. It may also represent the work needed to maintain and keep a household together.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: baptize, bath, bathe, crop, douche, fleece, flush, flush out, gargle, grimace, head, head of hair, holystone, irrigate, lather, launder, lave, locks, make a face, make a mouth, mane, mat, mop and mow, mop up, mouth, mow, mug, pout, pull a face, rinse, rinse out, ritually immerse, scour, scrub, scrub up, shag, shampoo, shock, shower, sluice, sluice out, soap, sponge, swab, syringe, thatch, toivel, tresses, tub, wash, wash out, wash up