Definition of mopily in US English:



  • See mope

    • ‘She is so mopily irritating that it is hard to care what happens to her.’
    • ‘The kids are kicking around the house mopily, needing chores, but I haven't got much for them to do.’
    • ‘These people barely look old enough to be in the room, and they're all dancing mopily with one another in a big, buzzy swarm.’
    • ‘So I sat Dennis down a couple days ago and very mopily explained how overwhelmed I was.’
    • ‘She mopily got out of the tub, wrapped herself in a towel, and announced she didn't feel much like a story tonight.’