HyperDic: mop

English > 3 senses of the word mop:
NOUNartifactmop, swab, swobcleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle
VERBcontactmop, wipe up, mop upto wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
bodymop, pout, mowmake a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip
mop > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'p
RhymesAesop ... workshop: 48 rhymes with aap...
English > mop: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningcleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors.
Synonymsswab, swob
Partsmop handleThe handle of a mop
Narrowerdustmop, dust mop, dry mopA dry swab for dusting floors
sponge mopA wet mop with a sponge as the absorbent
Broadercleaning implement, cleaning device, cleaning equipmentAny of a large class of implements used for cleaning
Spanishchascona, coleto, estropajo, fregar, fregona, lampazo, mapo, mechudo, mocho, mopa, suape, trapeador, trapero
Catalanpal de fregar
Verbsmopto wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
English > mop: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningTo wash or wipe with or as if with a mop.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "Mop the hallway now"
  • "He mopped her forehead with a towel"
Synonymswipe up, mop up
Narrowerspongesoak up with a sponge
swab, swobwash with a swab or a mop
Broaderabsorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take uptake in, also metaphorically
Spanishenjugar, fregar, trapear
Catalanassecar, eixugar
Nounsmopcleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle
moppera worker who uses a mop to clean a surface
moppingcleaning with a mop
English > mop: 3 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningmake a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"mop and mow"
Synonymspout, mow
Broadergrimace, make a face, pull a facecontort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state
Spanishhacer pucheros

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