the physical labor associated with the cultivation or picking of crops in farm fields, especially as performed by poorly paid, unskilled workers.
Back-bending manual work, especially farm work. For example, They had us picking peas all day, and that’s too much stoop labor. [ First half of 1900s ]
- Stoop to
Condescend to something beneath one’s dignity, as in She wouldn’t stoop to listening to that obnoxious gossip. [ Second half of 1500s ]
noun 1. (Scot) a variant of stour
noun 1. (informal) the practice of taking advantage of an introductory interest-free period offered by a credit-card company to borrow money for investment elsewhere, esp in a high-interest account
verb (used with object), stopped or (Archaic) stopt; stopping. 1. to cease from, leave off, or discontinue: to stop running. 2. to cause to cease; put an end to: to stop noise in the street. 3. to interrupt, arrest, or check (a course, proceeding, process, etc.): Stop your work just a minute. 4. to cut […]