- 1mop something to clean something with a mop She wiped all the surfaces and mopped the floor.
- 2mop something (from something) to remove liquid from the surface of something using a cloth He took out a handkerchief to mop his brow (= to remove the sweat). Idioms
NAmE//mɑp//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mop
he / she / it mops
past simple mopped
-ing form mopping
to defeat someone completely in an argument or a competition Phrasal Verbsmop somethingup
wipe/mop the floor with somebody (informal)jump to other results