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Dictionary Definition

mope n : someone who wastes time [syn: dallier, dillydallier, dilly-dallier, lounger]


1 move around slowly and aimlessly [syn: mope around]
2 be apathetic, gloomy, or dazed [syn: moon around, moon about]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. to carry one’s self in a depressed lackadaisical manner; to give oneself up to low spirits; to pout

Extensive Definition

"Mope" is the fourth single released from The Bloodhound Gang's 1999 album Hooray for Boobies. The music video features a man in a Pac-Man suit, portrayed as being on crack.

Track listing

  1. "Mope" (The Bloodhound Gang Mix)
  2. "Mope" (The Pet Shop Boys 7" Mix)
  3. "Mope" (The Swamp Remix)
  4. "Fire Water Burn" (Bloodhound Gang Remix)
The single also includes the "Cousin Mike" video for The Ballad Of Chasey Lain and has track 6 listed as "Tic Tac Toe - Remus Pops Jefferson Game" which is a tic-tac-toe board design on the CD itself, with the centre hole representing the first move. In the liner notes the listener is encouraged to post the CD to Remus Pops Jefferson if they have no-one to play with - a postal address is included.

Pop culture references

This song contains the Bloodhound Gang's usual crude and sexual humor, and several clever pop culture references. These include:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

ache, agonize, amble, bitch, bleed, brood, brood over, brooder, clock watcher, dallier, dawdle, dawdler, depressive, despond, diddler, dillydallier, do-nothing, dolittle, doodler, drift, faineant, fret, gentleman of leisure, gloomy Gus, goldbrick, goldbricker, goof-off, grieve, grouch, grump, idler, laggard, linger, lingerer, loafer, loiterer, loller, lotus-eater, lounger, lubber, melancholiac, melancholic, moper, mosey, mourn, muck, pine, pine away, potterer, pout, putterer, slouch, sloucher, slug, sluggard, sorrow, sourpuss, stick-in-the-mud, stroll, sulk, take on, time killer, time waster, trifler, waiter on Providence
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