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stoop

stoop - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stoop

Definition
(noun) an inclination of the top half of the body forward and downward
Definition
(noun) basin for holy water
Synonyms : stoup

Definition
(noun) small porch or set of steps at the front entrance of a house
Synonyms : stoep

Definition
(verb) bend one's back forward from the waist on down
Synonyms : bend , bow , crouch
Example Sentence
  • he crouched down
  • She bowed before the Queen
  • The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse

Definition
(verb) debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way
Synonyms : condescend , lower oneself
Example Sentence
  • I won't stoop to reading other people's mail

Definition
(verb) descend swiftly, as if on prey
Example Sentence
  • The eagle stooped on the mice in the field

Definition
(verb) sag, bend, bend over or down
Example Sentence
  • the rocks stooped down over the hiking path

Definition
(verb) carry oneself, often habitually, with head, shoulders, and upper back bent forward
Example Sentence
  • The old man was stooping but he could walk around without a cane

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for stoop

Sounds like steep. You have to bend forward when you are climbing a steep.
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by shadip

its very simple yaar. STOOPE = DROOP. droop is to bend or hang down.
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by wordsmania

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