1. A stealthy departure, especially from custody or from any area made dangerous by the presence of police. 2. An escape from custody effected without the use of force, especially while engaged in a work assignment outside of prison walls.

- american underworld dictionary - 1950

Mope (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Moped (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Moping.] [Cf. D. moppen to pout, Prov. G. muffen to sulk.]

To be dull and spiritless.

"Moping melancholy."


A sickly part of one true sense Could not so mope. Shak.


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Mope, v. t.

To make spiritless and stupid.



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Mope, n.

A dull, spiritless person.



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