[ US /ˈmɑpɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /mˈɒpɪŋ/ ]
  1. cleaning with a mop
    he gave it a good mopping
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How To Use mopping In A Sentence

  • Staff were faced with a huge mopping-up operation and workmen were called in to repair the roof.
  • After a night of no sleep and mopping the flat, I had a delightful day of dealing with various squads of plumbers.
  • One moment she was mopping the floors with her balai espagnole ... and the next she was lying helpless on the cold wet tiles. Troisième age - French Word-A-Day
  • Had my whole house done in "saltillo tile" - and sealed and protected with a shiny sealant - now, a few years later - the sealant is blistering off - and exposing the original surface - which is being stained by the mopping!! has anyone ever SANDED DOWN and refinished tile by tile? if so, how and with what products available in Guadalajara? Saltillo tiles
  • This is not to imply that Hydrogen Guy was being unchivalrous, letting Helium Girl handle all the hard work of mopping the parking lot with a pair of muscled thugs.
  • The wound proper is cleared of all foreign material either by clipping with the scissors, curetting or mopping with cotton or gauze pledgets. Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1
  • ‘Splendid little creature,’ gasped Mr Griffiths, mopping his brow once more.
  • The clock is ticking for him to find the natural father before Cally adopts the baby and he'sleft mopping up the gunge. Watch this
  • They were mopping up after a crisis that bore an uncanny resemblance to the one we lived through recently. Times, Sunday Times
  • So there I was, mopping up the utility room and drying it off with paper kitchen towels, running around every room with a plughole or toilet pouring bleach down it, and opening every window in sight to get some air in.
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