Verb: stoop stoop
Noun: stoop stoop
- Bend one's back forward from the waist on down
"The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse";
- crouch, bend, bow, scrooch [US]
- Debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonourable way
"I won't stoop to reading other people's mail";
- condescend, lower oneself
- Descend swiftly, as if on prey
"The eagle stooped on the mice in the field"
- Sag, bend, bend over or down
"the rocks stooped down over the hiking path"
- Carry oneself, often habitually, with head, shoulders, and upper back bent forward
"The old man was stooping but he could walk around without a cane"
- An inclination of the top half of the body forward and downward
- Basin for holy water
- [N. Amer] Small porch or set of steps at the front entrance of a house
- stoep [S.Africa]
Sounds like: Stephenson, Stev, stoop, stupe, stoup
Derived forms: stooped, stoops, stooping
See also: stoop to
Type of: act, basin, bear, bend, carry, flex, hold, inclination, incline, inclining, move, pitch, porch, pounce, slope, swoop