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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to bend the head and shoulders, or the body generally, forward and downward from an erect position.
to carry the head and shoulders habitually bowed forward.
to descend from one's level of dignity; condescend; deign.
to swoop down, as a hawk at prey.
to submit; yield.
(v.t.)to bend (oneself, one's head, etc.) forward and downward.
Archaic. to abase, humble, or subdue.
(n.)an act or instance of stooping.
a stooping position or carriage of the body.
a descent from dignity or superiority.
a downward swoop, as of a hawk.
Origin of stoop:
bef. 900; ME stoupen (v.), OE stūpian, c. MD stūpen to bend, bow; akin to steep1
a raised platform or porch, esp. a small porch with steps, at the entrance of a house.
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Origin of stoop:
1745–55, Amer.; < D stoep
an inclination of the top half of the body forward and downward
basin for holy water
small porch or set of steps at the front entrance of a house
crouch, stoop, bend, bow(verb)
bend one's back forward from the waist on down
"he crouched down"; "She bowed before the Queen"; "The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse"
condescend, stoop, lower oneself(verb)
debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way
"I won't stoop to reading other people's mail"
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to bend slightly forward
He stooped to avoid the low doorway.
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
a vessel of liquor; a flagon
a post fixed in the earth
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
to yield; to submit; to bend, as by compulsion; to assume a position of humility or subjection
to descend from rank or dignity; to condescend
to come down as a hawk does on its prey; to pounce; to souse; to swoop
to sink when on the wing; to alight
to bend forward and downward; to bow down; as, to stoop the body
to cause to incline downward; to slant; as, to stoop a cask of liquor
to cause to submit; to prostrate
the act of stooping, or bending the body forward; inclination forward; also, an habitual bend of the back and shoulders
descent, as from dignity or superiority; condescension; an act or position of humiliation
the fall of a bird on its prey; a swoop
Translations for stoop
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to bend the body forward and downward
The doorway was so low that he had to stoop (his head) to go through it; She stooped down to talk to the child.
- навеждам сеBulgarian
- inclinar-sePortuguese (BR)
- sehnout (se)Czech
- sich bückenGerman
- bukke sigDanish
- inclinarse, agacharseSpanish
- خم شدنFarsi
- se baisserFrench
- sagnuti se, pognuti seCroatian
- lehajol; görnyedHungarian
- membungkukkan badanIndonesian
- lúta, halla sér framIcelandic
- chinarsi, abbassarsiItalian
- 몸을 구부리다Korean
- nu(si)lenkti, susilenktiLithuanian
- pieliekties; noliektiesLatvian
- membongkokkan badanMalay
- krøke ryggen, bøye segNorwegian
- nachylać (się)Polish
- a se aplecaRomanian
- zohnúť (sa)Slovak
- skloniti seSlovenian
- pognuti seSerbian
- luta sig nerSwedish
- 彎腰Chinese (Trad.)
- нахиляти(ся), нагинати(ся)Ukrainian
- cúi xuông, cúi khomVietnamese
- 弯腰Chinese (Simp.)
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