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Mopes

noun
1.
An informal expression for a mildly depressed state.  Synonym: dumps.  "Have the mopes"






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"Mopes" Quotes from Famous Books



... Scapegrace, who were, as usual, "entertaining a distinguished party of fashionables at their residence, Scamperley." By the way, what an odd phrase that same "entertaining" always sounds to my ear. When I learn that the Marquis of Mopes has been "entertaining" his friends, the Duke of Drearyshire, Count and Countess Crotchet, Viscount Inane, Sir Simon and Lady Sulkes, the Honourable Hercules Heavyhead, etc., etc., at his splendid seat, Boudoir Castle, I cannot refrain from picturing to myself the dignified host standing ...
— Kate Coventry - An Autobiography • G. J. Whyte-Melville



Words linked to "Mopes" :   colloquialism, low spirits



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