"mopping" in the noun sense
1. swabbing, mopping
cleaning with a mop
"he gave it a good mopping"
"mopping" in the verb sense
1. wipe up, mop up, mop
to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
"Mop the hallway now"
"He mopped her forehead with a towel"
2. pout, mop, mow
make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip
"mop and mow"
"The girl pouted"
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