Definitions of stoop:
  • noun:   an inclination of the top half of the body forward and downward
  • noun:   small porch or set of steps at the front entrance of a house
  • noun:   basin for holy water
  • verb:   sag, bend, bend over or down
    Example: "The rocks stooped down over the hiking path"
  • verb:   descend swiftly, as if on prey
    Example: "The eagle stooped on the mice in the field"
  • verb:   carry oneself, often habitually, with head, shoulders, and upper back bent forward
    Example: "The old man was stooping but he could walk around without a cane"
  • verb:   bend one's back forward from the waist on down
    Example: "The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse"
  • verb:   debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way
    Example: "I won't stoop to reading other people's mail"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #36742)

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