Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A lightweight motorized bicycle that can be pedaled as well as driven by a low-powered gasoline engine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of mope.
  • adj. Melancholy, dejected.
  • n. A lightweight, two-wheeled vehicle equipped with a small motor and pedals, designed to go no faster than some specified speed limit.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a motorbike that can be pedaled or driven by a low-powered gasoline engine

Etymologies

From mo(tor) + ped(al).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From mope +‎ -ed. (Wiktionary)
Swedish moped (Wiktionary)

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  • vehicle; felt downcast. John moped on his moped.

    November 26, 2007