: curly-haired mop-top headshop owner
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.
- Mop up the floor with
verb phrase To defeat thoroughly; trounce; clobber (1940s+) Also, wipe the floor with. Defeat thoroughly, overwhelm, as in The young boxer said he was sure to mop up the floor with his opponent, or I just know we’ll wipe the floor with the competition. [ Late 1800s ]
[moh-pee] /ˈmoʊ pi/ adjective, mopier, mopiest. 1. . [moh-pee] /ˈmoʊ pi/ adjective, mopier, mopiest. 1. languishing, listless, droopy, or glum.
[moh-ket] /moʊˈkɛt/ noun 1. a type of fabric with a thick, velvety pile, used for carpets and in upholstering. /mɒˈkɛt/ noun 1. a thick velvety fabric used for carpets, upholstery, etc