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Definitions of stoop

  1. To bend down or incline the body; to yield; to submit; to condescend; to be inferior; to swoop down; to alight; to sink to a lower place. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To bend or lean forward; bow, or be bowed down. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To bring or come down from dignity or rank; condescend. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. To swoop. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. To degrade. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To bend (the body) downward and forward. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. To cause to incline downward. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To bend the body downward and forward; descend from rank or dignity; submit; yield. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. To bend the body: to lean forward: to submit: to descend from rank or dignity: to condescend: to swoop down on the wing, as a bird of prey. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. To bend the body forward; condescend; yield; swoop down on the wing. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way; "I won't stoop to reading other people's mail" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. sag, bend, bend over or down; "the rocks stooped down over the hiking path" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. descend swiftly, as if on prey; "The eagle stooped on the mice in the field" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. To bow down; to cause to incline downward. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. To bend the body forwards; to lean forwards in standing or walking; to cause to incline downwards; to yield; to submit; to condescend; to acknowledge inferiority; to come down on its prey, as a hawk. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. an inclination of the top half of the body forward and downward Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. Originally, a covered porch with seats, at a house door; the Dutch stoep as introduced by the Dutch into New York. Afterward, an out-of-door flight of stairs of from seven to fourteen steps, with platform and parapets, leading to an entrance door some distance above the street; the French perron. Hence, any porch, platform, entrance stairway, or small veranda, at a house door. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. A vessel of liquor; a flagon. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. A post fixed in the earth. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. To bend the upper part of the body downward and forward; to bend or lean forward; to incline forward in standing or walking; to assume habitually a bent position. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. To yield; to submit; to bend, as by compulsion; to assume a position of humility or subjection. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. To descend from rank or dignity; to condescend. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. To come down as a hawk does on its prey; to pounce; to souse; to swoop. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. To sink when on the wing; to alight. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. To bend forward and downward; to bow down; as, to stoop the body. Newage Dictionary DB
  27. To cause to incline downward; to slant; as, to stoop a cask of liquor. Newage Dictionary DB
  28. To cause to submit; to prostrate. Newage Dictionary DB
  29. The act of stooping, or bending the body forward; inclination forward; also, an habitual bend of the back and shoulders. Newage Dictionary DB
  30. Descent, as from dignity or superiority; condescension; an act or position of humiliation. Newage Dictionary DB
  31. The fall of a bird on its prey; a swoop. Newage Dictionary DB
  32. Habitual forward bend of head and shoulders; descent from dignity; stairway, veranda, or porch with seats. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  33. The act of stooping: inclination forward: descent: condescension: a swoop. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  34. A pillar. Quarles. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  35. A vessel of liquor; as, a stoop of wine or ale. "A stoop of wine."-Shak. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  36. The steps at the entrance of a house: door-steps: also a porch with a balustrade and seats on the sides. "Nearly all the houses were built with their gables to the street, and each had heavy wooden Dutch stoops, with seats at the door."-J. F. Cooper. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  37. Act of stooping; forward inclination. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  38. An act of stooping. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  39. A swoop. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  40. An uncovered platform at the door of a house; a porch; veranda. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  41. Act of stooping; condescension; swoop. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  42. A vessel of liquor. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  43. Inclination forwards; condescension; in Scot., a post fixed in the earth, or a prop. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for stoop

  1. Who bade you stoop – Dramatic Technique by George Pierce Baker
  2. Griselda had to stoop a good deal, but she did manage to get in without knocking her head or doing any damage. – The Cuckoo Clock by Mrs. Molesworth
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