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mopnoun [C]

 us   /mɑp/
a ​stick having at one end a ​mass of ​thick, ​clothstrings or a sponge (= ​softsubstance) that you ​slide along a ​floor to ​spread or ​absorb a ​liquid in ​cleaning the ​floor A mop of ​hair is a lot of ​hair in a ​thickmass: The child’s ​face was ​framed by a mop of ​browncurls.

mopverb [I/T]

 us   /mɑp/ (-pp-)
If you mop the sweat (= ​liquidproduced because you are ​hot) from ​yourface, you use ​yourhand or a ​piece of ​cloth to ​remove it.
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mopnoun [C]

uk   /mɒp/  us   /mɑːp/
a ​stick with ​softmaterialattached to one end, ​especially used for ​washingfloors: a ​floor mop a ​dish mop

mopverb [T]

uk   /mɒp/  us   /mɑːp/ (-pp-)
to use a mop to ​wash something: He mopped the ​bathroom floor. to use a ​cloth to ​remove sweat from the ​face: He ​keptpausing to mop his brow.
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