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English definition of “mop”

mop

noun [C] uk   /mɒp/ us    /mɑːp/
a stick with soft material fixed at one end, especially used for washing floors or dishes: a floor mop a dish mopEquipment used for cleaning

mop

verb [T] uk   /mɒp/ us    /mɑːp/ (-pp-)
to use a mop to wash something: He mopped the bathroom floor.Cleaning and tidying places and things to use a cloth to remove sweat from the face: He kept pausing to mop his brow.Cleaning generallyPersonal hygiene and appearance - general words
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of mop from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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