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Definition of "mopping" []

  • Present participle of mop. (verb)
  • An application of molten asphalt to a roof etc. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "mopping" in a sentence
  • "The case went to Theatre soon after that, and leaving a nurse on guard by the man with the facial injuries, Augusta tiredly disposed her little team for what she called mopping-up operations."
  • "For those who looked to the media for information, traps were continually sprung, and now the journos are engaged in mopping-up operations."
  • "Whoever takes control, will more likely begin mopping up this mess."