Definition of dust mop in English:

Share this entry

dust mop


A long-handled mop with a soft, fluffy head, used to collect dust from floors and walls.
Example sentences
  • Step it up OK, Cinderella, put away the tiara and go for the dust mop.
  • The surface of a dust mop is dry and not moistened with a disinfectant before use; therefore, it may spread contaminants to other areas of the floor rather than picking up the dirt and debris.
  • He has always viewed Lola as a ‘good-for-nothing who sits around all day, never even shaking a dust mop.’

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: dust mop

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.