Stoop



verb (used without object)
1.
to bend the head and shoulders, or the body generally, forward and downward from an erect position:
to stoop over a desk.
2.
to carry the head and shoulders habitually bowed forward:
to stoop from age.
3.
(of trees, precipices, etc.) to bend, bow, or lean.
4.
to descend from one’s level of dignity; condescend; deign:
Don’t stoop to argue with him.
5.
to swoop down, as a hawk at prey.
6.
to submit; yield.
7.
Obsolete. to come down from a height.
verb (used with object)
8.
to bend (oneself, one’s head, etc.) forward and downward.
9.
Archaic. to abase, humble, or subdue.
noun
10.
the act or an instance of stooping.
11.
a stooping position or carriage of body:
The elderly man walked with a stoop.
12.
a descent from dignity or superiority.
13.
a downward swoop, as of a hawk.
noun
1.
a small raised platform, approached by steps and sometimes having a roof and seats, at the entrance of a house; a small porch.
noun
1.
stoup.
verb (mainly intransitive)
1.
(also transitive) to bend (the body or the top half of the body) forward and downward
2.
to carry oneself with head and shoulders habitually bent forward
3.
(often foll by to) to abase or degrade oneself
4.
(often foll by to) to condescend; deign
5.
(of a bird of prey) to swoop down
6.
(archaic) to give in
noun
7.
the act, position, or characteristic of stooping
8.
a lowering from a position of dignity or superiority
9.
a downward swoop, esp of a bird of prey
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a small platform with steps up to it at the entrance to a building
noun
1.
(archaic) a pillar or post
noun
1.
a less common spelling of stoup
stool
stunt

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    verb (used without object) 1. to bend the head and shoulders, or the body generally, forward and downward from an erect position: to stoop over a desk. 2. to carry the head and shoulders habitually bowed forward: to stoop from age. 3. (of trees, precipices, etc.) to bend, bow, or lean. 4. to descend from […]



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    verb (used without object) 1. to bend the head and shoulders, or the body generally, forward and downward from an erect position: to stoop over a desk. 2. to carry the head and shoulders habitually bowed forward: to stoop from age. 3. (of trees, precipices, etc.) to bend, bow, or lean. 4. to descend from […]

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