Definitions for stoop

Definitions for (noun) stoop

Main entry: stoop

Definition: an inclination of the top half of the body forward and downward

Main entry: stoep, stoop

Definition: small porch or set of steps at the front entrance of a house

Main entry: stoop, stoup

Definition: basin for holy water

Definitions for (verb) stoop

Main entry: stoop

Definition: carry oneself, often habitually, with head, shoulders, and upper back bent forward

Usage: The old man was stooping but he could walk around without a cane

Main entry: stoop

Definition: sag, bend, bend over or down

Usage: the rocks stooped down over the hiking path

Main entry: bow, stoop, bend, crouch

Definition: bend one's back forward from the waist on down

Usage: he crouched down; She bowed before the Queen; The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse

Main entry: stoop

Definition: descend swiftly, as if on prey

Usage: The eagle stooped on the mice in the field

Main entry: lower oneself, condescend, stoop

Definition: debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way

Usage: I won't stoop to reading other people's mail

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