[mop-ing-uhp] /ˈmɒp ɪŋˈʌp/
serving to complete or put the finishing touches to a phase of a particular action.
serving to complete a military campaign by killing or capturing any remaining enemy troops:
a mopping-up operation.
[mop] /mɒp/ noun 1. a bundle of coarse yarn, a sponge, or other absorbent material, fastened at the end of a stick or handle for washing floors, dishes, etc. 2. a thick mass of hair. 3. a polishing wheel having several layers of cloth secured by a boss. verb (used with object), mopped, mopping. 4. […]
1. Master of Optometry.
- Mop top
modifier : curly-haired mop-top headshop owner noun phrase A person with a thick head of hair: Those with only a receding hairline are in no greater danger than the mop tops (1990s+) [mop-head in the same sense is found by the late 1700s, so the date is probably earlier than shown]
[mop-uhp] /ˈmɒpˌʌp/ noun 1. the act, process, or an instance of mopping up; completion of an operation or action.